Sustainable aviation news and features

Implementation of Free Route in France

More environmentally-friendly FABEC airspace - France implements FRA in more than 50% of airspace

Albcontrol and M-NAV join the SECSI Free Route Area programme

One of the largest cross-border Free Route Airspaces in Europe has been opened.

Cross-border collaboration for clean flying

Flying can become distinctly cleaner and more efficient through cross-border collaboration

ATM’s impact on global warming

A discussion with John Santurbano, Director MUAC, Vice-Chairman of FABEC CEO Board and Champion CEO of the FABEC Environment Standing Committee about how to address global warming within the constraints of our current ATM infrastructure.

FREQUENTIS and T-Systems – strategy for the digital airport

Partnership for digitisation of airports globally to drive more efficiency and sustainability

ANSL signs up to SME climate commitment

ANSL will halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions before 2050.

U.S. Releases First-Ever Comprehensive Aviation Climate Action Plan

US plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 builds on Biden-Harris Administration efforts launching Sustainable Aviation Fuels Grand Challenge, electrifying airport equipment and developing more efficient aircraft

Tradeoffs and priorities

A discussion with Prof. Dr. Frank Fichert, University of Applied Sciences – Hochschule Worms about an economist’s view of the challenges related to green flying

ENAIRE and Vueling working for digital solutions to airspace management

ENAIRE and Vueling create task force to reduce the environmental impact of each flight by 10%

Higher education’s responsibility for a green mindset

A discussion with Dr. Justas Nugaras, Antanas Gustaitis Aviation Institute - Vilnius Tech about the mindset needed to bring about green aviation.

Utah academics battle space debris with magnets

A team of academics is using magnets to tackle the increasingly pressing problem of space debris

FAA Launches Nationwide ATC Architectural Solicitation

FAA launches nationwide solicitation to design air traffic control towers of the future, seeking concepts that address sustainability and rapid construction