Category Archives: Environment

Cyprus showcases SESAR PBN benefits

The SESAR JU RISE project continues to prove the benefits of performance-based navigation (PBN) in Cyprus over the past two months. Since February, more than … More ››

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FAA to brief Charlotte on Metroplex procedures

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a public meeting on new air traffic control procedures for flights at Charlotte Douglas International Airport … More ››

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Heathrow will limit enviro impact of new runway

Britain’s Heathrow chiefs have pledged that the airport would observe an extended ban on night flights and meet European air quality rules if the third … More ››

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Airline industry waves red flag on Sweden’s move to impose tax to offset climate impact

International aviation industry group IATA has urged Sweden’s policy makers to back efforts by international governments and the global air transport industry to achieve carbon-neutral … More ››

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California flight path slammed on noise woes

California’s senators waded into a debate over ongoing concerns about noise caused by new flight paths Monday with a letter asking the head of the … More ››

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Perth flight path tweaked for noise study

Airservices will conduct a short study in Perth to compare modelled and actual aircraft noise data as part of the organisation’s ongoing efforts to explore opportunities … More ››

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New ICAO CO2 standard tabled for adoption

New environmental measures have been unanimously recommended by the 170 international experts on ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), paving the way for its … More ››

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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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