Environment

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

Atlantic Aviation SAF Tanker
Nov 25, 2022 - 10:46 AM
Atlantic Aviation now has continous supplies of sustainable aviation fuel at all four of its Colorado FBO locations.
Business jet takes off from runway
Nov 21, 2022 - 12:31 PM
NBAA has announced the first members of its Sustainable Flight Department Accreditation program, which has been under development for three years.
The Eco Caravan soars over California in this photo from its first test flight on Nov. 18, 2022.
Nov 18, 2022 - 3:06 PM
The Eco Caravan made a first flight on November 18, marking a key waypoint in Ampaire’s efforts to bring the converted hybrid-electric aircraft to market.
Environmental activists protest at King County International Airport/Boeing Field in Seattle on Nov. 10.
Nov 17, 2022 - 1:28 PM
While Europe saw demonstrations last week against private aviations, those protests played out at several locations in the U.S. on a smaller scale.
Nov 17, 2022 - 1:19 PM
Archer's newly revealed eVTOL, dubbed Midnight, will be manufactured in Georgia and is expected to enter service in 2025.
Green bokeh (Photo: Pixabay)
Nov 17, 2022 - 10:08 AM
The DOT is hosting a public meeting on December 14 to provide FAA officials the opportunity to discuss two new aviation sustainability grant programs.
Nov 16, 2022 - 12:12 PM
A consortium of five technology companies: BASF, Thyssenkrupp, OMV, DLR, and ASG has been tasked with developing a methanol-to-SAF pathway.
Flasks of SAF in lab
Nov 15, 2022 - 12:48 PM
Based on projected demand and production increases Market Research Future sees the global aviation biofuel industry market reaching $60 billion by 2030.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel Truck refuels United Airlines Jet
Nov 15, 2022 - 10:04 AM
United Airlines Ventures’ investment in Houston-based Next Renewable Fuels will support a new sustainable fuels refinery to start production in 2026.
Climate protestors targeted business aviation operations at European airports this week.
Nov 11, 2022 - 7:22 AM
European environmental groups demanding a ban on all private jet flights this week tried to disrupt airports in the UK, Italy, and the Netherlands.