Airlines could save at least $65.6 million a year by implementing Required Navigation Performance approach paths at just 46 midsize US airports, according to a study by GE Aviation. The study concludes that deployment of RNP instrument arrivals would save 12.9 million gal. of jet fuel, $65.6 million in operating costs, 274.6 million lb. of CO2 and 747 days of flight time annually. Summarizing the report, GE Aviation Systems President and CEO Lorraine Bolsinger said, “We are facing ...

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