Environment

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

January 18, 2022, 8:45 AM

Airbus To Lead Creation of Aircraft Lifecycle Center in China

A new facility in Chengdu, China, to dismantle and recycle aircraft will open by the end of 2023.

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Jan 26, 2022 - 1:19 PM
On-demand charter provider FXAir noted that it had offset 40,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide last year, rendering its customer flights carbon neutral.
Solar array at Clay Lacy Aviation VNY
Jan 25, 2022 - 1:04 PM
Clay Lacy Aviation has become the first company to receive a “Facilities Neutral” rating from 4Air, an industry sustainability solutions provider.
Jan 21, 2022 - 12:35 PM
NBAA today released guidance for its newly-launched Sustainable Flight Department Accreditation Program.
Jan 21, 2022 - 11:31 AM
The general aviation community is hoping to issue a new timeframe for a drop-in leaded avgas replacement in upcoming weeks.
Tradewind Aviation CJ3 and PC-12
Jan 20, 2022 - 11:33 AM
Charter operator Tradewind Aviation has launched a new carbon offset program that will automatically add carbon offsets to all of its flights.
Avfuel-branded SAF refueler
Jan 18, 2022 - 12:50 PM
Ross Aviation's FBO at California's Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport is now the latest to offer continuous supplies of sustainable aviation fuel.
Jan 18, 2022 - 8:45 AM
A new facility in Chengdu, China, to dismantle and recycle aircraft will open by the end of 2023.
Jan 17, 2022 - 12:02 PM
In its first year of operation, 4Air has enabled the offset or reduction of one million metric tons of CO2 and facilitated 250,000 carbon-neutral flights.
LanzaJet's Freedom Pines sustainable fuel production facility
Jan 17, 2022 - 11:59 AM
Sustainable fuel technology company LanzaJet has received a $50 milllion investment from the Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund.
EAG hydrogen airliner
Jan 17, 2022 - 11:32 AM
The UK's Electric Aircraft Group says its hydrogen-powered airliner will be able to carry 90 passengers on sectors of up to around 1,200 nm from 2030.