Eco-Aviation en Alaska Airlines makes first commercial flight using wood-based biofuel <div class="node-body article-body">Seattle-based Alaska Airlines made the first commercial flight utilizing alternate jet fuel made from forest residuals—the limbs and branches that remain after a forest harvest—on Nov. 14, with Alaska Airlines Flight 4, a Boeing 737-800 bound for Washington Reagan National Airport carrying 163 passengers. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:12:00 +0000 230511 at Alaska Airlines BP takes $30 million stake in US bio-jet producer <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based oil company BP is taking a stake in a California manufacturer of low-carbon jet fuel. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News Thu, 10 Nov 2016 19:48:00 +0000 230051 at Boeing, COMAC to expand sustainability research at Beijing tech center <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) have agreed to expand the research objectives of their joint technology center in Beijing to support long-term sustainable growth for the aviation industry, the companies announced Nov. 1 at the Zhuhai Airshow. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:16:00 +0000 229091 at EDITORIAL: A serious promise to planet Earth <div class="node-body article-body">Make no mistake, there’s still plenty of work ahead of the global air transport industry to deliver on the promises of the remarkable emissions resolution that was achieved at the ICAO Assembly in Montreal.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Eco-Aviation Regulation Daily News Opinions ATW Plus Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:49:00 +0000 228011 at IATA calls for CORSIA to be ‘global and unique’ <div class="node-body article-body">IATA has welcomed ICAO’s worldwide emissions deal as “critically important” and urged countries to stick with one system, rather than introducing a patchwork of other initiatives.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:22:00 +0000 226111 at Four thoughts on the ICAO emissions deal <div class="node-body blog-body">The MBM scheme, while important, is NOT the end all and be all for controlling airline CO2 emissions.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Opinions AirKarp Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:17:00 +0000 226101 at ICAO seals aviation emissions deal <div class="node-body article-body">ICAO’s 191 member states have agreed to the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), with 65 states—including the US, China and all European Union (EU) countries—signing up for the voluntarily stage between 2021 and 2026.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 06 Oct 2016 18:14:00 +0000 226031 at <p>ICAO Assembly in Montreal moments after the carbon offset resolution passed.</p> Twitter/Violeta Bulc Air New Zealand to increase emissions commitments <div class="node-body article-body">Air New Zealand aims to increase its participation in carbon-offsetting programs as part of its ambitious sustainability agenda, both domestically and internationally.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 05 Oct 2016 17:34:00 +0000 225911 at <p>Air New Zealand A320</p> Rob Finlayson Airbus, Indonesia partner to reduce aviation's environmental impact <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus and Indonesia’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation have signed a long-term partnership agreement to reduce aviation’s impact on the environment.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:32:00 +0000 225571 at Support grows for aviation emissions agreement despite opposition <div class="node-body article-body">Adoption of a global scheme to offset carbon emissions is the key issue facing the ICAO Assembly in Montreal on Sept. 27-Oct. 7. Industry expects agreement will be reached on the landmark measure, but not without opposition from some countries and several environmental groups.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:06:00 +0000 225111 at