Eco-Aviation http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7414/more en FAA allowing ‘satellite-based highways in the sky’ in Washington DC region http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-allowing-satellite-based-highways-sky-washington-dc-region <div class="node-body article-body">FAA is now allowing three parallel “optimized profile descents” into the Washington DC-area’s three major airports, an airspace modification the agency said will save airlines 2.5 million gallons of fuel per year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-allowing-satellite-based-highways-sky-washington-dc-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-allowing-satellite-based-highways-sky-washington-dc-region#comments Air Traffic Management Eco-Aviation Open Skies Daily News air traffic control air traffic management Baltimore/Washington BWI DCA FAA IAD NextGen ATC Washington Dulles Washington National Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:46:00 +0000 147521 at http://atwonline.com British Airways Boeing 747 begins volcanic ash mission http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/british-airways-boeing-747-begins-volcanic-ash-mission <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways (BA) has started a year-long volcanic ash monitoring project in partnership with the UK Met Office and Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/british-airways-boeing-747-begins-volcanic-ash-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/british-airways-boeing-747-begins-volcanic-ash-mission#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News AVOID ash detection technology BA Bombardier Q400 British Airways Met Office and Natural Environment Research Council NERC volcanic ash ZEUS Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:07:00 +0000 147171 at http://atwonline.com <p>British Airways Boeing 747-400</p> By Rob Finlayson Oslo set to become first hub airport with a regular supply of biofuel http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/oslo-set-become-first-hub-airport-regular-supply-biofuel <div class="node-body article-body">A trio of European airlines has signed an agreement for a regular supply of biofuel at Oslo Airport, which will next year become the world’s first hub airport to receive regular deliveries of biofuel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/oslo-set-become-first-hub-airport-regular-supply-biofuel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/oslo-set-become-first-hub-airport-regular-supply-biofuel#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News Airports & Routes Austrian Airlines Avinor biofuel Brussels Airlines Eurowings Germanwings KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Lufthansa Lufthansa Group Oslo Airport SAS Scandinavian Airlines SWISS Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:40:00 +0000 147041 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A350-900 in SAS Scandinavian Airlines&rsquo; livery</p> Courtesy, Airbus Boeing begins flight testing ecoDemonstrator 787 http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/boeing-begins-flight-testing-ecodemonstrator-787 <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has begun flight testing more than 25 new technologies aimed at improving aviation’s environmental performance through every phase of flight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/boeing-begins-flight-testing-ecodemonstrator-787" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/boeing-begins-flight-testing-ecodemonstrator-787#comments Airframes Eco-Aviation Daily News Manufacturers Boeing Dreamliner ecoDemonstrator 787 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:33:00 +0000 146881 at http://atwonline.com <p>Boeing ecoDemonstrator ZA004</p> Courtesy, Boeing Hong Kong secures environmental permit for third runway http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hong-kong-secures-environmental-permit-third-runway <div class="node-body article-body">The Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has been granted an environmental permit (EP) for the proposed expansion of Hong Kong International Airport into a three-runway system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hong-kong-secures-environmental-permit-third-runway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hong-kong-secures-environmental-permit-third-runway#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Airports & Routes Airport Authority Hong Kong Director of Environmental Protection Environmental Impact Assessment environmental permit HKIA Hong Kong International Airport three runway system Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:22:00 +0000 145541 at http://atwonline.com Recyclers eye Asia market http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/recyclers-eye-asia-market <div class="node-body article-body">Asia could be poised to grow its own fledgling aircraft recycling market, with large fleet turnover and high pressure on cash flow margins for low-coast carriers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/recyclers-eye-asia-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/recyclers-eye-asia-market#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Air Salvage International ASI GA Innovation mark Gregory MRO Asia Conference SPS Global Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:28:00 +0000 145291 at http://atwonline.com Document-free savings hampered by Catch-22 http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/document-free-savings-hampered-catch-22 <div class="node-body article-body">Using paper-based documentation on completion of an aircraft lease might be adding up to $350,000 per aircraft to the bill, say leasing companies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/document-free-savings-hampered-catch-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/document-free-savings-hampered-catch-22#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences AerCap ATA Cathay Pacific Airways e-Business EASA FAA FLYdocs Jock Seals MRO Asia Conference Steve Haxell Fri, 07 Nov 2014 19:06:00 +0000 145271 at http://atwonline.com Six US airports receive $10.2 million in environmental grants http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/six-us-airports-receive-102-million-environmental-grants <div class="node-body article-body">US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently awarded $10.2 million FAA grants to six airports to reduce emissions and improve air quality through the FAA’s Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/six-us-airports-receive-102-million-environmental-grants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/six-us-airports-receive-102-million-environmental-grants#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Airports & Routes Airport Improvement Program Albuquerque International Sunport Chicago O’Hare International Airport Clean Air Act Dallas-Fort FAA Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx VALE Voluntary Airport Low Emission Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:31:00 +0000 144091 at http://atwonline.com ENGAGE II demonstrates viability of varying speeds, altitudes in North Atlantic airspace http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/engage-ii-demonstrates-viability-varying-speeds-altitudes-north-atlantic-airs <div class="node-body article-body">NAV CANADA—an efficiency initiative led by Canada’s air navigation services provider (ANSP)—has demonstrated the viability and safety of aircraft varying speeds and altitudes while transiting the North Atlantic (NAT) in airspace beyond the range of conventional surveillance systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/engage-ii-demonstrates-viability-varying-speeds-altitudes-north-atlantic-airs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/engage-ii-demonstrates-viability-varying-speeds-altitudes-north-atlantic-airs#comments Air Traffic Management Eco-Aviation Daily News air navigation services provider ANSP ENGAGE II ICAO Atlantic Interoperability Initiative to Reduce Emissions NAV Canada SESAR Single European Sky ATM Research Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:30:00 +0000 144111 at http://atwonline.com HSBC to join Virgin Atlantic, LanzaTech biofuel partnership http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hsbc-join-virgin-atlantic-lanzatech-biofuel-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">The UK’s largest bank, HSBC, has joined a project between Virgin Atlantic and New Zealand-originating research company LanzaTech to develop a new, low-carbon fuel. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hsbc-join-virgin-atlantic-lanzatech-biofuel-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hsbc-join-virgin-atlantic-lanzatech-biofuel-partnership#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News American Society for Testing and Materials ATW Plus biofuel Eco-Aviation HSBC Bank LanzaTech low-carbon fuel Simon Martin Virgin Atlantic Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:39:00 +0000 143651 at http://atwonline.com <p>Virgin Atlantic 787-9</p> Courtesy, Boeing