Airbus has teamed up with British Airways, London Heathrow Airport (LHR), and UK air navigation services provider NATS to study and develop operational procedures to reduce the number of people affected by noise at the airport. Using a British Airways’ Airbus A380, the four cross-industry partners have announced a three-stage Quieter Flight project. The first stage will identify potential operational improvements including, for example, reducing thrust and optimizing height on ...

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