Eco-Aviation http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7414/more en Austrian court blocks Vienna airport expansion http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/austrian-court-blocks-vienna-airport-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">An Austrian court has blocked plans for a third runway at Vienna International Airport on environmental concerns, a ruling the airport intends to appeal. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/austrian-court-blocks-vienna-airport-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/austrian-court-blocks-vienna-airport-expansion#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:17:00 +0000 238731 at http://atwonline.com <p>Vienna International Airport</p> Kurt Hofmann European Commission continues to limit ETS scope http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/european-commission-continues-limit-ets-scope <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) has retained its controversial Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) for only intra-European flights. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/european-commission-continues-limit-ets-scope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/european-commission-continues-limit-ets-scope#comments Eco-Aviation Regulation Daily News Fri, 03 Feb 2017 17:18:00 +0000 237811 at http://atwonline.com Sweden’s BRA operates first ATR biofuel flight http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/sweden-s-bra-operates-first-atr-biofuel-flight <div class="node-body article-body">Swedish regional carrier BRA has operated a flight from Stockholm Bromma Airport to Umeå in northern Sweden with an ATR-72-600 using a fuel blend comprised 45% of used cooking oil.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/sweden-s-bra-operates-first-atr-biofuel-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/sweden-s-bra-operates-first-atr-biofuel-flight#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Wed, 01 Feb 2017 16:58:00 +0000 237571 at http://atwonline.com ATR Ukraine International Airlines to cut costs with fuel software http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/ukraine-international-airlines-cut-costs-fuel-software <div class="node-body article-body">Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is aiming to cut 5% from its fuel bill after rolling out SkyBreathe fuel management software from French company OpenAirlines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/ukraine-international-airlines-cut-costs-fuel-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/ukraine-international-airlines-cut-costs-fuel-software#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:47:00 +0000 235271 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson WheelTug touts taxi system’s time savings http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/wheeltug-touts-taxi-system-s-time-savings <div class="node-body article-body">WheelTug has begun work to complete development of its electric taxi system after FAA signed off on its certification plan. Aiming for FAA approval on the Boeing 737NG by late 2018, the company is focusing demonstrating benefits to airlines in time savings during pushback.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/wheeltug-touts-taxi-system-s-time-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/wheeltug-touts-taxi-system-s-time-savings#comments Eco-Aviation Components Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:17:00 +0000 235231 at http://atwonline.com WheelTug Wheels Up: A look at how US airports manage waste and recycling http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/wheels-look-how-us-airports-manage-waste-and-recycling <div class="field-byline"> Mallory Szczepanski/Waste 360 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Millions of passengers flood US airports each year, leaving behind waste, recycling and compostable items in bins scattered throughout airport facilities. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/wheels-look-how-us-airports-manage-waste-and-recycling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/wheels-look-how-us-airports-manage-waste-and-recycling#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Aircraft & Engines ATW Plus Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:53:00 +0000 234971 at http://atwonline.com <p>Seattle&ndash;Tacoma International Airport has liquid draining stations placed throughout its terminals for passengers to dump their liquids before passing through security checkpoints.</p> Seattle–Tacoma International Airport Stockholm Arlanda Airport introduces biofuel as standard http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/stockholm-arlanda-airport-introduces-biofuel-standard <div class="node-body article-body">Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport has begun to mix biofuel with normal jet kerosene in its fuel bunkers as standard procedure. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/stockholm-arlanda-airport-introduces-biofuel-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/stockholm-arlanda-airport-introduces-biofuel-standard#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:15:00 +0000 234851 at http://atwonline.com Alan Dron Alaska Airlines makes first commercial flight using wood-based biofuel http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/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="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/alaska-airlines-makes-first-commercial-flight-using-wood-based-biofuel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/alaska-airlines-makes-first-commercial-flight-using-wood-based-biofuel#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:12:00 +0000 230511 at http://atwonline.com Alaska Airlines BP takes $30 million stake in US bio-jet producer http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/bp-takes-30-million-stake-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="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/bp-takes-30-million-stake-us-bio-jet-producer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/bp-takes-30-million-stake-us-bio-jet-producer#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 10 Nov 2016 19:48:00 +0000 230051 at http://atwonline.com Boeing, COMAC to expand sustainability research at Beijing tech center http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/boeing-comac-expand-sustainability-research-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="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/boeing-comac-expand-sustainability-research-beijing-tech-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/boeing-comac-expand-sustainability-research-beijing-tech-center#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:16:00 +0000 229091 at http://atwonline.com