Category Archives: Environment

UK needs urgent airspace overhaul: NATS

An industry coalition representing airports, airlines and air traffic control is warning of major flight delays unless widespread changes can be made to UK airspace. … More ››

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Noise concerns dominate Edinburgh airspace change proposals in listening bid

Proposals to change flight paths above Edinburgh to boost operational benefits while minimising community impact have been greeted with concern by people wary of the … More ››

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Capital Express shrinks carbon footprint

The new ‘Capital Express’ service between Singapore, Canberra and Wellington has today been unveiled as the newest addition to the Asia South Pacific Initiative to … More ››

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France, NASA to research aircraft noise impact

NASA and France´s Office National d´Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA) are to collaborate on research that focuses on mitigating the effects of civil air transportation … More ››

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Airline industry commits to cut carbon emissions

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced on Thursday that its member states had agreed to cut global aviation carbon emissions by 2035 to 2020 … More ››

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Airbus, Indonesia team on environment

Airbus and the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have launched a long-term partnership to reduce the impact of aviation on the environment. The … More ››

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DLR tests low-noise approaches at Frankfurt

To help pilots produce the lowest possible noise level in complex manoeuvres during the approach phase, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und … More ››

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Nice, Dallas, Delhi claim 100% carbon neutrality

Dallas Fort Worth International airport has become North America’s first carbon neutral airport together with Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport which has become the first … More ››

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ICAO must beef up carbon-neutral ambition: EC

The European Commission is heading to Montreal with a checklist of three ‘must-haves’ as ICAO’s 191 signatory states meet to agree a deal to limit … More ››

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Green flight shows sustainability progress

The Asia and Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE) says United Airlines’ inaugural San Francisco to Auckland flight which touched down at Auckland Airport on … More ››

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