Category Archives: Environment

Air France to evaluate Taxibot taxiing system

Air France has signed a deal to evaluate the new Taxibot system developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and TLD Group. The TaxiBot, a semi-robotic, … More ››

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Nav Canada completes transatlantic flight trials

An efficiency initiative led by NAV CANADA has successfully demonstrated the viability and safety of aircraft varying speeds (Mach) and altitudes while transiting the unsurveilled … More ››

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airBaltic completes green AMBER project

Latvian airline airBaltic together with its consortium partners AirbusProSky and Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme have completed the AMBER project under the Atlantic Interoperability Initiative to Reduce … More ››

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New green collaborative venture launches

Eurocontrol has launched the Collaborative Environmental Management Specification (CEM) that sets out a unique collaborative approach to managing environmental impacts at and around airports. “The CEM Specification … More ››

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Carbon standard extends footprint to US

Following an industry commitment to reduce its carbon emissions seven years ago and the European launch in 2009 of the carbon management standard Airport Carbon … More ››

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UK to push for more CDO descents

Sustainable Aviation, the UK-based voluntary coalition of industry partners, launched a Continuous Descent Operations (CDO) campaign today in an effort to achieve a five per cent … More ››

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NATS reports record environmental savings

More efficient air traffic control procedures, innovative new technologies and the better use of airspace saved a record breaking 190,000 tonnes of aircraft CO2 last … More ››

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UK aviation must act on noise: CAA

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a series of recommendations to help drive improvements in the way the aviation industry manages aircraft noise. … More ››

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NATS partners drive airline fuel savings

The Flight Efficiency Partnership, a group made up of UK air traffic control NATS, airlines and flight planning providers, enabled 19,000 tonnes of fuel savings … More ››

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Airservices signs $25m noise contract

Airservices has signed a five-year, $25 million contract with Bruel & Kjaer as part of the organisation’s commitment to the environment and aircraft noise management, … More ››

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