Eco-Aviation http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7414/more en Alaska Airlines to eliminate plastic straws systemwide http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/alaska-airlines-eliminate-plastic-straws-systemwide <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Airlines will eliminate plastic straws on aircraft and airport lounges across its domestic and international network from July 16.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/alaska-airlines-eliminate-plastic-straws-systemwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/alaska-airlines-eliminate-plastic-straws-systemwide#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News Mon, 21 May 2018 19:29:00 +0000 282001 at http://atwonline.com <p>Plastic stir straws will be replaced with white birch stir sticks on all Alaska Airlines flights starting July 16.</p> Alaska Airlines Israeli company to develop electric short-range commercial aircraft http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/israeli-company-develop-electric-short-range-commercial-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) plans to develop an electric short-haul commercial aircraft. The company said future electric-powered aircraft will reduce emissions and noise, and provide significant savings in fuel costs.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/israeli-company-develop-electric-short-range-commercial-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/israeli-company-develop-electric-short-range-commercial-aircraft#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:38:00 +0000 276151 at http://atwonline.com IATA sets 2025 sustainable fuel target http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/iata-sets-2025-sustainable-fuel-target <div class="node-body article-body">IATA is aiming for 1 billion passengers to travel on flights powered by a mix of jet fuel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2025, although the industry body said hitting this target will require government action.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/iata-sets-2025-sustainable-fuel-target" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/iata-sets-2025-sustainable-fuel-target#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 27 Feb 2018 20:02:00 +0000 274201 at http://atwonline.com Plastics push http://atwonline.com/blog/plastics-push <div class="node-body blog-body">Irish LCC Ryanair has pledged to go single-use plastic-free within five years in a move that will hopefully kick other airlines into action.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/plastics-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/plastics-push#comments Eco-Aviation Government Affairs Opinions Need I say Moores Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:23:00 +0000 272751 at http://atwonline.com Qantas 787 completes transpacific biofuel flight http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/qantas-787-completes-transpacific-biofuel-flight <div class="node-body article-body">A Qantas Boeing 787-9 has flown a transpacific flight using a biofuel blend, landing in Melbourne Jan. 30 after a 15 hour flight from Los Angeles. The General Electric GEnx-powered flight used a 10% blend of biofuel made from carinata.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/qantas-787-completes-transpacific-biofuel-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/qantas-787-completes-transpacific-biofuel-flight#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 30 Jan 2018 16:27:00 +0000 271551 at http://atwonline.com Aviation's green future lies with sustainable alternative fuels http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/aviations-green-future-lies-sustainable-alternative-fuels <div class="field-deck"> Sustainable alternative fuels are key to securing aviation’s environmental future </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sustainable alternative fuels are key to securing aviation’s environmental future.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/aviations-green-future-lies-sustainable-alternative-fuels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/aviations-green-future-lies-sustainable-alternative-fuels#comments Eco-Aviation ATW Plus Fri, 22 Dec 2017 19:11:00 +0000 268651 at http://atwonline.com United Hainan Airlines launches China’s first intercontinental biofuel flight http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hainan-airlines-launches-china-s-first-intercontinental-biofuel-flight <div class="node-body article-body">A Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-8 has completed China’s first intercontinental passenger flight with sustainable fuel produced from waste cooking oil from restaurants in China by Sinopec.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hainan-airlines-launches-china-s-first-intercontinental-biofuel-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hainan-airlines-launches-china-s-first-intercontinental-biofuel-flight#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:09:00 +0000 266231 at http://atwonline.com <p>Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-8 at Chicago&rsquo;s O&rsquo;Hare International Airport Nov. 21.</p> Xinhua News Agency Qantas to trial first biofuel flight to US in 2018 http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/qantas-trial-first-biofuel-flight-us-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Qantas plans to operate its first biofuel trial flight between the US and Australia next year, and the carrier is also supporting the development of biofuel production in Australia.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/qantas-trial-first-biofuel-flight-us-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/qantas-trial-first-biofuel-flight-us-2018#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:42:00 +0000 266021 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qantas Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson DOT warns about damaging consequences of negative regulatory trends http://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-warns-about-damaging-consequences-negative-regulatory-trends <div class="node-body article-body">Worrying trends on a global level toward the imposition of environmental taxation and consumer protection could drive up costs and derail airline economics, Department of Transportation Office for International Aviation director Brian Hedberg told the Accelerate: Aviation 2017 conference in London this week. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-warns-about-damaging-consequences-negative-regulatory-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-warns-about-damaging-consequences-negative-regulatory-trends#comments Eco-Aviation Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:31:00 +0000 265631 at http://atwonline.com <p>Department of Transportation Office for International Aviation director Brian Hedberg</p> Accelerate: Aviation 2017 EASA seeks new emissions standards for aircraft http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/easa-seeks-new-emissions-standards-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is looking to set new emissions standards for aircraft in a bid to curtail carbon dioxide (CO2) production.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/easa-seeks-new-emissions-standards-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/easa-seeks-new-emissions-standards-aircraft#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:34:00 +0000 265021 at http://atwonline.com