London Heathrow Airport, UK NATS, Singapore Airlines and Airbus announced an improved departure procedure for the A380 aimed at saving more fuel while remaining within the airport's strict noise limits. According to the parties, the procedure will save an additional 300 kg. of fuel per flight, equating to 1 tonne of emissions of CO2 saved on a flight to Singapore, as well as reducing NOx emissions. The initiative, developed over the past year and put into place in early March, involves ...

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