Category Archives: Environment

NATS achieves airspace efficiency boost

The environmental and operational efficiency of UK airspace improved during 2013, according to the latest figures from air traffic services provider, NATS. NATS is unique … More ››

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GoAir signs up to electric taxiing

Honeywell and Safran have signed a memorandum of understanding with GoAir, one of India’s low-cost carriers, to support the development of the EGTS electric taxiing … More ››

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Eurocontrol launches Flight Efficiency

Eurocontrol, Europe’s Network Manager has officially launched the Flight Efficiency Initiative to support airspace users operating in a complex continental environment. The Flight Efficiency Initiative … More ››

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Environment MEPs support airspace approach

The European Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will cover CO2 emissions from intercontinental flights to or from EU airports for the emissions over EU and EEA … More ››

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Gothenburg makes EcoDescend permanent

A year-long trial in the Gothenburg area using lowered approach speeds for landing aircraft was so successful that it will now be implemented permanently. “The … More ››

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DLR flight trials help visualise causes of helicopter noise

Researchers from the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) based at Goettingen and Braunschweig have succeeded for the first time in … More ››

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Frankfurt incentives for low noise, growth airlines

Fraport  the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) company, will reward airlines if they deploy modern, low-noise aircraft on international routes and achieve passenger growth of more than … More ››

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New green aviation routes across Asia Pacific

Seven new ‘green aviation routes’ have been introduced across Asia Pacific, developed by Airways New Zealand as part of its international commitment to decrease aviation’s … More ››

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Honeywell, Safran to develop A320 eTaxi solution

Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with EGTS International, a joint venture company between Safran and Honeywell Aerospace, to further develop and evaluate … More ››

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IAA’s Point Merge saves airlines €5.5m

The Irish Aviation Authority’s (IAA) cutting edge ‘Point Merge’ innovative air traffic management system has provided savings of €5.5 million to airlines flying into Dublin … More ››

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