Opinion: How Aviation Can Rise To The Climate Change Challenge

Bertrand Piccard Feb 22, 2021
Along with accelerating biofuel development, industry must adopt disruptive interim measures to increase efficiency.

Surf Air’s Ampaire Acquisition Could Speed Up Hybrid-Electric Aviation

By Graham Warwick Feb 18, 2021
Surf Air Mobility to deploy hybrid-electric upgrades across its fleets and market to other operators and manufacturers.

Boeing Commits To 2030 Sustainable Fuel Plan

By Guy Norris Jan 22, 2021
As part of broader company efforts to meet future emission reduction goals by 2050, Boeing has revealed plans to certify all its commercial aircraft for operation on 100% sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) by 2030.

Sustainable aviation initiatives in the spotlight

By Linda Blachly Jan 19, 2021
With the spotlight returning to sustainability, airlines and the air transport industry understand that green initiatives need to be incorporated…

Sustainable Alternatives For Aircraft Handling Tackle Adoption Hurdles

By Graham Warwick Jan 07, 2021
From electric and autonomous tow vehicles to a rail system, alternative approaches to aircraft ground handling come into focus.

Airbus CEO Calls For Carbon-Neutral Aircraft Incentives

By Thierry Dubois Nov 27, 2020
Future carbon-neutral commercial aircraft should benefit from a favorable tax policy to help the technology gain traction, Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said.

How CFM is Committed To Sustainable Aviation

Sponsored by CFM Nov 16, 2020

Sustainability. A Clear Ambition

Sponsored by CFM Nov 04, 2020
“We believe there is a clear path to get us where we need to be; our industry has been constantly improving fuel efficiency, noise, and emissions as…

787 Flight Tests Boost NASA Noise-Prediction Tools For Future Aircraft

By Guy Norris Nov 02, 2020
NASA tests on Boeing’s 787-10 ecoDemonstrator provided unprecedented system-level acoustic data for improving low-noise airliner designs.

How May Hydrogen Propulsion Affect Hybrid-Electric Engine Development?

By Graham Warwick Oct 26, 2020
Ask the Editors: There is room for both and overlap between both, and who will win where will play out over the next decade.

Drive To Decarbonize Aviation Raises Green Hydrogen Challenges

By Graham Warwick Oct 08, 2020
Airbus’ aggressive schedule for hydrogen-powered aircraft highlights the potential but draws a cautious response from industry.

Why Do Airlines Continue To Resist Electric Taxi Motors?

By Graham Warwick Sep 14, 2020
Ask the Editors: The problem with electric taxi motors is the ratio of benefit to cost in commercial operations.

Air BP, Neste To Quintuple SAF Offering

By Alan Dron Aug 20, 2020
Air BP and Neste are to offer a vastly increased amount of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to airport customers, the two companies said Aug. 19.

Sustainability In MRO: A Competitive Advantage?

By Alex Derber Aug 14, 2020
Why sustainability is not being sidelined by leading MROs because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Podcast: Sustainability and Supersonics with Aerion CEO Tom Vice

By Guy Norris Jul 22, 2020
With the groundbreaking of Aerion’s new Florida headquarters approaching, company CEO Tom Vice talks to Senior Propulsion Editor Guy Norris about the design, development, and sustainability of its newly reconfigured AS2 supersonic business jet.

Airlines Stricken By COVID-19 Cheer Corsia Change

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jul 03, 2020
The air transport industry welcomed a change in calculating emissions offsets; environmental campaigners are not convinced.

Podcast: Boom’s Sustainable Supersonic

Jun 25, 2020
Guy Norris and Joe Anselmo discuss how the project to develop the 21st Century’s first civil supersonic airliner is moving forward and have their questions answered by Boom Supersonic CEO Blake Scholl.

LanzaJet Secures $25M To Launch Sustainable Fuel Production

By Graham Warwick Jun 04, 2020
Carbon recycler LanzaTech has launched a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) spinoff, LanzaJet, with $25 million in backing from Canadian and Japanese investors.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Poll: How Would You Rate The Aviation Industry's Efforts To Become More Sustainable?

May 11, 2020
The aviation industry’s efforts to improve sustainability have been put on the back burner as the COVID-19 crisis has forced airlines and commercial…

Webinar: Sustainability in the Era of COVID-19

May 07, 2020
This webinar took place May 7, 2020 The aviation industry’s efforts to improve sustainability have been put on the back burner as the COVID-19 crisis…

Passenger airlines shift gears to meet critical cargo demand

By Aaron Karp Apr 22, 2020
Major passenger airlines reinvent themselves on the fly as cargo carriers to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

More dogs needed to comply with new cargo scanning rules

By Henry Canaday Apr 22, 2020
Trained dogs will help meet new cargo screening rules.

For Airlines, Cyberattacks Can Also Pose Liability Risks

By Karen Walker Apr 21, 2020
Airlines should stop thinking of cybersecurity as an IT issue … and check their insurance policies.

Diverse Economy Segments Fuel Demand For New Seat Options

By Chen Chuanren Apr 21, 2020
Long-haul narrowbodies are changing the economy cabin.

Sustainability efforts continue amid pandemic

By Linda Blachly Apr 21, 2020
How the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry will fare in the aftermath of the COVID-19 impact on commercial aviation is far from clear. But most…