Eco-Aviation http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7414/more en British Airways tests new Heathrow approach http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/british-airways-tests-new-heathrow-approach <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways (BA) is trialing new landing procedures at London Heathrow Airport as it seeks to minimize noise disturbance to residents on the glide path.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/british-airways-tests-new-heathrow-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/british-airways-tests-new-heathrow-approach#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News Airports & Routes A380 British Airways Jonathon Counsell London Heathrow Airport noise disturbance Fri, 22 May 2015 17:40:00 +0000 166851 at http://atwonline.com <p>British Airways A380</p> By Rob Finlayson Lobby groups call for wider disclosure of non-compliance with EU ETS http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/lobby-groups-call-wider-disclosure-non-compliance-eu-ets <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based environmental lobby groups Transport & Environment and Aviation Environment Federation (AEF) are calling on EU states to take action to ensure all airlines operating within the European Economic Area (EEA) comply with the region’s emissions trading system (ETS). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/lobby-groups-call-wider-disclosure-non-compliance-eu-ets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/lobby-groups-call-wider-disclosure-non-compliance-eu-ets#comments Eco-Aviation Government Affairs Daily News AEF ATW Plus Aviation Environment Federation Bill Hemmings EEA emissions trading system ETS European Commission European Economic Area Germany ICAO Saudi Arabian Airlines Tim Johnson Transport & Environment Fri, 22 May 2015 17:39:00 +0000 166871 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa Group airlines used less fuel in 2014 http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/lufthansa-group-airlines-used-less-fuel-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Group’s passenger airlines operated more efficiently in 2014, using an average of 3.84 liters of kerosene in 2014, to carry a passenger 100 km, a 1.6% improvement over the previous year (2013: 3.91 l/100pkm).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/lufthansa-group-airlines-used-less-fuel-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/lufthansa-group-airlines-used-less-fuel-2014#comments Airframes Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News 747-8 777F A350-900 Airbus Austrian Airlines Boeing Eco-Aviation fuel efficiency Germanwings Lufthansa Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 Swiss International Airlines Fri, 22 May 2015 17:37:00 +0000 166901 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lufthansa Cargo Boeing 777F</p> Courtesy, Lufthansa Cargo Airbus, airlines collaborate on green measures http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbus-airlines-collaborate-green-measures <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has launched a long-term partnership programme designed to help airlines reduce their environmental footprint.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbus-airlines-collaborate-green-measures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbus-airlines-collaborate-green-measures#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Manufacturers Airbus British Airways Cathay Pacific KLM Sustainable Aviation Engagement Program Fri, 22 May 2015 17:31:00 +0000 166971 at http://atwonline.com Airports Commission launches consultation on air quality issues http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airports-commission-launches-consultation-air-quality-issues <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The UK government-appointed Airports Commission, which is due to publish its recommendations on additional UK airport capacity this summer, has launched a consultation on the air quality assessment of the <a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/airports-commission-receives-detailed-proposals-short-listed-options">three runway options shortlisted</a> in its <a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-amp-routes/london-heathrow-and-gatwick-airports-earmarked-new-runway-options">interim report</a> of December 2013.<span style="display:none;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airports-commission-launches-consultation-air-quality-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airports-commission-launches-consultation-air-quality-issues#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Airports & Routes air quality assessment Air Quality Directive Airports Commission ATW Plus Aviation Club EU limits European Commission Gatwick Heathrow Low Emissions Zones nitrogen dioxide shortlisted options showstopper Stewart Wingate Supreme Court Ultra Low Emissi Mon, 11 May 2015 19:40:00 +0000 165471 at http://atwonline.com ICAO completes first round on MBMs to help reduce aviation emissions http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/icao-completes-first-round-mbms-help-reduce-aviation-emissions <div class="node-body article-body">ICAO has completed a series of five Global Aviation Dialogues (GLADs) on Market-based Measures (MBMs) and their potential role in mitigating CO2 emissions from international aviation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/icao-completes-first-round-mbms-help-reduce-aviation-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/icao-completes-first-round-mbms-help-reduce-aviation-emissions#comments Associations Eco-Aviation Daily News Daniel Azema Egypt ETS European Commission GLADs Global Aviation Partnerships on Emissions Reductions global MBM scheme ICAO ICAO Assembly ICAO Council Kenya MBMs Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu Peru Raymond Benjamin Singapore Spain Mon, 11 May 2015 19:39:00 +0000 165481 at http://atwonline.com Waste Watch http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/waste-watch <div class="field-deck"> Airlines and industry pursue biofuels that recycle trash and do no harm to the environment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Oil may be at $50 a barrel, and staying there for now, but airlines are not ready to abandon ambitions to secure alternative sources of jet fuel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/waste-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/waste-watch#comments Eco-Aviation aviation biofuel Eco-Aviation Red Rock Biofuels Waste Management Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:42:00 +0000 163101 at http://atwonline.com Credit: Boeing Hainan Airlines makes China’s first biofuel flight http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hainan-airlines-makes-china-s-first-biofuel-flight <div class="node-body article-body">A Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-800 has completed China’s first passenger flight with sustainable biofuel made by Sinopec from waste cooking oil collected from restaurants in China.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hainan-airlines-makes-china-s-first-biofuel-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/hainan-airlines-makes-china-s-first-biofuel-flight#comments Airframes Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus biofuel Boeing 737-800 CFM International Hainan Airlines Pu Ming Sinopec Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:14:00 +0000 159951 at http://atwonline.com <p>Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-800 is fueled with a blend of sustainable aviation biofuel and petroleum jet fuel at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport&lrm;. China&#39;s first commercial biofuel flight landed at Beijing Capital International Airport.</p> Courtesy, Boeing Boeing begins flight tests for ecoDemonstrator 757 http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/boeing-begins-flight-tests-ecodemonstrator-757 <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has begun several months of flights with its ecoDemonstrator 757 to evaluate new technologies to improve commercial aviation's efficiency, reduce noise and carbon emissions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/boeing-begins-flight-tests-ecodemonstrator-757" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/boeing-begins-flight-tests-ecodemonstrator-757#comments Airframes Eco-Aviation Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 NASA TUI Group Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:50:00 +0000 159701 at http://atwonline.com <p>Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757</p> Courtesy, Boeing United to change APU procedures after successful Denver test http://atwonline.com/avionics/united-change-apu-procedures-after-successful-denver-test <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines pilots on the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 fleets will stop starting the auxiliary power unit (APU) after arrival to save money, the carrier told pilots recently. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/united-change-apu-procedures-after-successful-denver-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/united-change-apu-procedures-after-successful-denver-test#comments Airlines Avionics Eco-Aviation Daily News Airports & Routes ACARS Airbus A320 APU ATW Plus Auxiliary Power Unit Boeing 737 Continental Airlines Denver International Airport Los Angeles International Airport merger United Airlines Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:40:00 +0000 159161 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines Boeing 737-700</p> By Rob Finlayson