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easyJet reveals concept designs for hybrid plane

UK airline easyJet has unveiled plans for a revolutionary zero emissions hydrogen fuel system for its aircraft which could save around 50,000 tonnes of fuel … More ››

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No noise benefit in Gold Coast departure trial

A 12-month trial of a flight path for Gold Coast Airport southern departures has demonstrated that the change did not deliver the intended noise improvement … More ››

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NASA touts green aviation achievements

US airlines could realise more than US$250 billion in savings in the near future thanks to green-related technologies developed and refined by NASA‘s aeronautics researchers … More ››

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NATS first to commit to greenhouse gas reporting

NATS has become the first air navigation service provider to sign up to an international voluntary framework committing to transparently report its greenhouse gas emissions … More ››

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50 carbon neutral airports pledged by 2030

The European airport industry has committed to increase the number of carbon neutral airports to 50 by 2030. This new commitment builds on a succession … More ››

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Troubled Skies

James Careless reports on how a Phoenix lawsuit is putting unwelcome heat on US NextGen plans to roll out performance based navigation On September 14, … More ››

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Airservices best practice on noise recognised

Australia’s efforts to reduce the impact of aircraft noise and engage with communities on noise issues have been recognised in a report jointly released by … More ››

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Free routeing wins climate change credit

The Free Route Airspace Maastricht and Karlsruhe project spanning the airspace over Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands has been commended for saving tonnes of … More ››

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Croatia Control looks to renewables for power

Croatia Control completed the installation of the solar panels on the roof of its car park earlier this month,  commissioning a 345 kW photovoltaic (PV) … More ››

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RNAV tackles London Luton noise, emissions

London Luton Airport (LLA) has introduced Area Navigation (RNAV) technology for departing flights leaving the airport along the Match/Detling flight routes used during westerly operations; … More ››

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