Eco-Aviation http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7414/more en FedEx Express signs biofuel agreement http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/fedex-express-signs-biofuel-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">FedEx Express has become the latest US airline to sign a long-term offtake agreement for low-carbon biofuels. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/fedex-express-signs-biofuel-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/fedex-express-signs-biofuel-agreement#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News biofuels FedEx Express Fulcrum BioEnergy Red Rock Biofuels Southwest Airlines United Airlines Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:54:00 +0000 173541 at http://atwonline.com <p>FedEx Express MD-11F</p> Rob Finlayson ATR’s 'green' flying demonstrator makes first flight http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/atr-s-green-flying-demonstrator-makes-first-flight <div class="node-body article-body">The “green” ATR 72 prototype made the first flight of the “Clean Sky Joint Technology Initiative (CS JTI)” test campaign on July 8. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/atr-s-green-flying-demonstrator-makes-first-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/atr-s-green-flying-demonstrator-makes-first-flight#comments Airframes Eco-Aviation Daily News ATR Clean Sky Joint Technology Initiative European Parliament Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:17:00 +0000 172661 at http://atwonline.com <p>ATR Clean Sky aircraft</p> ATR London Heathrow cancels flights due to protests over third runway http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/london-heathrow-cancels-flights-due-protests-over-third-runway <div class="node-body article-body">London Heathrow Airport canceled 22 flights Monday after environmental protestors from the Plane Stupid action group cut through the perimeter fence and padlocked themselves to each other. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/london-heathrow-cancels-flights-due-protests-over-third-runway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/london-heathrow-cancels-flights-due-protests-over-third-runway#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Airports & Routes environmental protests London Heathrow Plane Stupid third runway Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:52:00 +0000 172641 at http://atwonline.com <p>Police surround protestors occupying part of the northern runway at London Heathrow Airport.</p> Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Three pioneering planes fly for the future http://atwonline.com/blog/three-pioneering-planes-fly-future <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s been an interesting week for aviation and for the potential future shape of commercial air transport. Two tiny planes crossed that sliver of water known as the English Channel and which separates England from continental Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/three-pioneering-planes-fly-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/three-pioneering-planes-fly-future#comments Airframes Blogs Eco-Aviation Technology Airbus Alpha Electro E-Fan Pipistrel Solar Impulse ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:15:00 +0000 172561 at http://atwonline.com United Airlines invests $30 million for stake in Fulcrum BioEnergy http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/united-airlines-invests-30-million-stake-fulcrum-bioenergy <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines has invested $30 million for a stake in renewable fuels producer Fulcrum BioEnergy in a deal that could see the carrier buy 90 million gallons a year of jet fuel made from municipal waste.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/united-airlines-invests-30-million-stake-fulcrum-bioenergy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/united-airlines-invests-30-million-stake-fulcrum-bioenergy#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News AltAir Fuels biofuel Cathay Pacific Airways Fulcrum BioEnergy renewable fuels United Airlines Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:29:00 +0000 171161 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines aircraft in EcoSkies livery</p> Courtesy, United Airlines Embraer to fly ecoDemonstrator with Boeing http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/embraer-fly-ecodemonstrator-boeing <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing will collaborate with Embraer to fly a test bed for environmental technologies in Brazil in 2016, as a follow on the US manufacturer’s series of ecoDemonstrators. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/embraer-fly-ecodemonstrator-boeing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/embraer-fly-ecodemonstrator-boeing#comments Airframes Eco-Aviation Daily News Manufacturers biofuel Boeing ecoDemonstrator Embraer Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:10:00 +0000 171091 at http://atwonline.com Abu Dhabi partners launch sustainable fuel roadmap http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/abu-dhabi-partners-launch-sustainable-fuel-roadmap <div class="node-body article-body">An Abu Dhabi partnership—comprising Etihad Airways, Boeing, French oil company Total, Abu Dhabi oil refiner Takreer and the emirate’s Masdar Institute of Science and Technology—has launched a joint industry roadmap to sustainably produce aviation biofuels in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/abu-dhabi-partners-launch-sustainable-fuel-roadmap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/abu-dhabi-partners-launch-sustainable-fuel-roadmap#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News Abu Dhabi ATW Plus biofuel Etihad James Hogan Masdar sustainable Takreer Total Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:59:00 +0000 170671 at http://atwonline.com Etihad ‘Perfect Flight’ saves time, fuel and emissions http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/etihad-perfect-flight-saves-time-fuel-and-emissions <div class="node-body article-body">Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has conducted the first in a series of “Perfect Flight” services designed to cut flight times, fuel burn and emissions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/etihad-perfect-flight-saves-time-fuel-and-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/etihad-perfect-flight-saves-time-fuel-and-emissions#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News Air Canada ATW Plus Eco-Aviation Etihad Airways Perfect Flight Fri, 12 Jun 2015 19:16:00 +0000 169201 at http://atwonline.com <p>Etihad 787-9</p> Courtesy, Boeing UK lobby group calls on EU, US to push for tighter emissions regulations http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/uk-lobby-group-calls-eu-us-push-tighter-emissions-regulations <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based environmental lobby group Transport & Environment has called on Europe to work more closely with the US to beef up global regulation of aviation emissions following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) findings that emissions from aircraft are harmful to human health.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/uk-lobby-group-calls-eu-us-push-tighter-emissions-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/uk-lobby-group-calls-eu-us-push-tighter-emissions-regulations#comments Eco-Aviation Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Bill Hemmings Environmental Protection Agency EPA ICAO Transport & Environment Thu, 11 Jun 2015 19:02:00 +0000 169091 at http://atwonline.com EPA aircraft emissions findings may result in tighter US standards http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/epa-aircraft-emissions-findings-may-result-tighter-us-standards <div class="node-body article-body">The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed findings that aircraft emissions contribute to climate change and endanger public health has launched a regulatory process that could culminate in the US adopting a tighter carbon-dioxide standard for aircraft than those currently under discussion by ICAO.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/epa-aircraft-emissions-findings-may-result-tighter-us-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/epa-aircraft-emissions-findings-may-result-tighter-us-standards#comments Eco-Aviation Regulation Daily News aircraft emissions ATW Plus carbon dioxide CO2 standards Environmental Protection Agency EPA ICAO Wed, 10 Jun 2015 20:49:00 +0000 168961 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