Eco-Aviation en 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 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 Airbus unveils new livery on second A350-1000 test aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">The second Airbus A350-1000 flight test aircraft—the first to be equipped with a full passenger cabin—was displayed Sept. 23 in a new carbon fiber-themed livery outside the manufacturer’s paint shop in Toulouse, France. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Eco-Aviation Daily News Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:12:00 +0000 224771 at <p>The second A350-1000 flight test aircraft</p> Airbus JetBlue to purchase 10 years’ worth of renewable jet fuel <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways will purchase from Philadelphia-based biofuel provider SG Preston over 33 million gallons of blended jet fuel per year for at least 10 years, the New York-based airline said Sept. 19.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:16:00 +0000 224141 at <p>JetBlue A321</p> Rob Finlayson ICAO emissions plan ‘not enough', environmentalists say <div class="node-body article-body">Political compromises made to achieve consensus on a global carbon-offsetting scheme for international aviation will leave a “gaping hole” in the Paris Agreement to limit the impact of greenhouse-gas emissions on climate change, a coalition of environmental groups say.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:55:00 +0000 223991 at Virgin Atlantic to begin low-carbon jet fuel flight trials in 2017 <div class="node-body article-body">The first batch of low-carbon jet fuel derived from waste industrial gases from steel mills has been produced for use by UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic, with flight trials scheduled to start in 2017.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:55:00 +0000 223911 at Rob Finlayson Lufthansa signs five-year deal for sustainable ATJ fuel <div class="node-body article-body">sustainable alcohol-to-jet (ATJ) fuel over five years from Gevo, a commitment that allows the renewable chemicals and fuels producer to seek investment to build a commercial-scale refinery.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:44:00 +0000 223501 at Europe commits to ICAO’s global carbon-offset program <div class="node-body article-body">The 28-member EU and 16 other European countries have committed to joining ICAO’s global carbon-offsetting program from its outset in 2021.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News Fri, 09 Sep 2016 19:59:00 +0000 223341 at KLM to operate LAX biofuel flights <div class="node-body article-body">KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a three-year contract with Los Angeles-based refinery AltAir Fuels and SkyNRG for the supply of sustainable biofuel on all flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:44:00 +0000 223041 at KLM IATA: ‘No reason’ for states not to participate in MBM scheme <div class="node-body article-body">IATA wants “a more ambitious timeline” for the market-based measures (MBM) carbon offsetting scheme expected to be adopted at the upcoming ICAO Assembly.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Daily News Tue, 06 Sep 2016 14:35:00 +0000 222761 at