Category Archives: Environment

In The Loop

A new study has found a connection between climate and airline flight times, suggesting a feedback loop could exist between the carbon emissions of aircraft … More ››

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UK, French air traffic control ready for E-Fan

Airbus’ all-electric E-Fan technology demonstrator aircraft is being readied for its Channel crossing this Friday and will soon be on its way from France’s Aquitaine … More ››

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Rockwell Collins to develop NASA sonic boom display tool for pilots

Rockwell Collins has been awarded a two-year contract by NASA to develop a conceptual cockpit display that will provide a visual representation of sonic boom … More ››

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Airbus launches world-first green IFR procedures for helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has achieved another key milestone in advancing eco-friendly rotorcraft operations by successfully demonstrating low-noise helicopter instrument (IFR) approaches at an airport with commercial … More ››

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PBN comes under scrutiny in US noise study

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is embarking on a comprehensive scientific study to examine the relationship between aircraft noise exposure and its effects … More ››

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LHR mulls cuts to domestic passenger charges

Domestic passenger charges for airlines flying from London Heathrow airport could be reduced by a third to $29, under new proposals announced today by the … More ››

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Metron, IATA, APEC partner to reduce emissions

Metron Aviation has been chosen by the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to assess air traffic management operations – and their impact on … More ››

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NATS regrets flight path change noise impact

NATS has apologised to Heathrow airport chiefs for not highlighting an operational change to air traffic control which has affected some of the same communities … More ››

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HungaroControl HUFRA to save $3m in fuel

HungaroControl will be the first air traffic services provider in Europe to abolish the entire fixed flight route network, thus enabling aircraft to use the … More ››

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NATS chalks up 1m tonnes of CO2 savings

Up to 1m tonnes of aviation related CO2 is now being saved each year, according to figures released today by air traffic services company, NATS. … More ››

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