Emirates has saved about 10 million liters of fuel and 772 hr. of flight time in the five years since it started working with Airservices Australia to pioneer Flex Tracks. The program involves the use of sophisticated ground and cockpit technology to track live weather and helps pilots chase tailwinds and favorable conditions. It was developed by ASA in December 2003 (ATW, April 2006). The fuel burn reduction has resulted in substantial cuts to emissions, with a total reduction of 26,644 ...

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