Environment

News about environmental issues relating to aircraft operations, including noise issues, emissisions, and regulations. See Fuel for biofuel.

June 8, 2021, 10:40 AM

Eurocontrol Calls SAF Distribution ‘a Crucial Issue’

Europe’s air traffic management agency has released a snapshot of airports that provide SAF on the continent.

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Signature SAF tanker
Jun 10, 2021 - 10:00 AM
Signature Flight Support has increased its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) footprint to nine locations.
Jun 8, 2021 - 10:40 AM
Europe’s air traffic management agency has released a snapshot of airports that provide SAF on the continent.
Airlander 10
Jun 7, 2021 - 12:14 PM
Hybrid Air Vehicles has unveiled cabin concepts for its Airlander 10 hybrid-electric airship carrying up to 100 passengers on regional airline routes.
Jun 3, 2021 - 1:00 PM
An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 will serve as the next ecoDemonstrator platform.
Rolls-Royce test
Jun 3, 2021 - 9:20 AM
Testing begins on the first elements of Rolls-Royce’s 2.5-megawatt Power Generation System 1.
business jet being refueled with SAF
Jun 3, 2021 - 8:30 AM
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Jun 1, 2021 - 9:11 AM
Government support and stakeholder partnerships will prove critical in ensuring the fuel becomes maintstream.
KLM flew its first passenger flight with sustainable synthetic kerosene in January.
Jun 1, 2021 - 8:50 AM
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Jun 1, 2021 - 8:45 AM
With the production, availability, and adoption of sustainable aviation fuel rising, how to keep its environmental accounting straight is a concern.
Rolls-Royce has successfully tested 100 percent SAF in its Trent and Pearl engines.
Jun 1, 2021 - 8:32 AM
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