Sustainable aviation news and features

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

FREQUENTIS Orthogon wins sustainability award

The Frequentis Orthogon Arrival Manager (AMAN) has saved more than one million tons of CO2 emissions globally within its 20 years of operations.

ANSPs need KPIs

A discussion with Saulius Batavicus, CEO, Oro Navigacija about the importance of KPIs to measure ANSP priorities

Rules, tools and information

A discussion with Michael Kraft, Senior Manager Environment & Policy, DFS about the ATS role in Green Flying

FREQUENTIS Orthogon supports the Airport Operations Plan

The Demand Capacity Balancer (DCB) provides a powerful digital twin of the airport operations to make it more efficient and resilient to disruptions

Air Traffic Management and climate change

A discussion with Philip Butterworth-Hayes, ATM Communications Specialist about ATM’s role in Climate Change