ATW's Eco-Aviation Today http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7433/more en ICAO Assembly reaches aviation emissions accord http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/icao-assembly-reaches-aviation-emissions-accord-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p> The ICAO United Nations Aviation Assembly has reached an agreement to develop a global market-based measures (MBM) scheme for aviation emissions by 2016 that will be implemented in 2020.</p> <p> The landmark accord was approved Oct. 4, the last day of the <a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/eu-ets-expansion-clause-removed-emissions-text-icao-talks-continue">two-week Assembly in Montreal.</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/icao-assembly-reaches-aviation-emissions-accord-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/icao-assembly-reaches-aviation-emissions-accord-0#comments ATW's Eco-Aviation Today Eco-Aviation ATW Plus emissions EU ETS European Commission IATA ICAO market-based measures MBM Siim Kallas Tony Tyler Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:38:00 +0000 101621 at http://atwonline.com ICAO plan for global MBM draws positive response from industry http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/icao-plan-global-mbm-draws-positive-response-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Industry reaction to news that the 38<sup>th</sup> ICAO Assembly last week reached <a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/icao-assembly-reaches-aviation-emissions-accord">agreement to develop a global market based mechanism (MBM)</a> to tackle emissions from aviation was generally positive.</p> <p> IATA DG CEO Tony Tyler said: &ldquo;Airlines need and want a global MBM. Without losing any of the momentum built up over these last two weeks, we are eager to get on with the detailed work needed to design the global scheme in time for finalization at the 2016 Assembly.&quot;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/icao-plan-global-mbm-draws-positive-response-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/icao-plan-global-mbm-draws-positive-response-industry#comments ATW's Eco-Aviation Today Eco-Aviation A4A AAPA Andrew Herdman. IATA ATAG ATW Plus CANSO CO2 ELFAA emissions EU ETS ICAO MBM Nicholas Calio Paul Steele Tony Tyler Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:36:00 +0000 101611 at http://atwonline.com European Parliament calls for accelerated switch from traditional to more advanced biofuels http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/european-parliament-calls-accelerated-switch-traditional-more-advanced-biofuels <div class="node-body article-body"><p> The European Parliament has called for a cap on the use of traditional or so-called &lsquo;first generation&rsquo; biofuels (produced from food and energy crops) and a speedy switchover to new advanced biofuels sourced from seaweed or certain types of waste.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/european-parliament-calls-accelerated-switch-traditional-more-advanced-biofuels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/european-parliament-calls-accelerated-switch-traditional-more-advanced-biofuels#comments ATW's Eco-Aviation Today Eco-Aviation ATW Plus biofuel European Commission European Parliament Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:34:00 +0000 101601 at http://atwonline.com Solena eyes Qantas deal on Sydney biofuel plant http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/solena-eyes-qantas-deal-sydney-biofuel-plant-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Solena Fuels hopes to enter negotiations with Qantas after completing a joint study showing the feasibility of building a waste-to-biofuel facility in Sydney.</p> <p> Solena already has a long-term offtake and investment agreement with British Airways to build its first <a href="http://atwonline.com/operations/british-airways-solena-commit-biofuel-production">waste-to-biofuel plant</a>, planned to be operational by 2016 in Tilbury, east of London.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/solena-eyes-qantas-deal-sydney-biofuel-plant-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/solena-eyes-qantas-deal-sydney-biofuel-plant-0#comments ATW's Eco-Aviation Today Eco-Aviation ATW Plus biofuel British Airways Eco Ex-Im Bank feedstock GreenSky London City airport MSW Qantas Solena Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:31:00 +0000 101591 at http://atwonline.com FAA picks center for alternative fuels research http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/faa-picks-center-alternative-fuels-research <div class="node-body article-body"><p> FAA has established a university-led center of excellence (CoE) for alternative jet fuel and the environment, as the aviation community continues its push to get low-carbon biofuels to commercial scale.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/faa-picks-center-alternative-fuels-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/faa-picks-center-alternative-fuels-research#comments ATW's Eco-Aviation Today Eco-Aviation Airbus Alaska ATW Plus biofuel Boeing Cathay Pacific Delta Air Lines General Electric Gevo Gulfstream Honeywell UOP InnovaTek KiOr LanzaTech Pratt & Whitney Rolls-Royce Safran ZeaChem Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:28:00 +0000 101581 at http://atwonline.com CAAFI: Alternative fuels can significantly reduce airline CO2 emissions http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/caafi-alternative-fuels-can-significantly-reduce-airline-co2-emissions-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Alternative aviation fuels provide the best opportunity&mdash;as compared to technological and air traffic management solutions&mdash;to decrease airlines&rsquo; carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, according to Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI) executive director Steve Csonka.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/caafi-alternative-fuels-can-significantly-reduce-airline-co2-emissions-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/caafi-alternative-fuels-can-significantly-reduce-airline-co2-emissions-0#comments ATW's Eco-Aviation Today Eco-Aviation algae ATW Plus biofuel CAAFI calemina CO2 feedstock jatropha Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:25:00 +0000 101571 at http://atwonline.com Airlines, Congress increasingly skeptical about NextGen ATC http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airlines-congress-increasingly-skeptical-about-nextgen-atc <div class="node-body article-body"><p> JetBlue Airways COO Rob Maruster said FAA has a &ldquo;credibility&rdquo; problem regarding the implementation of the satellite-based <a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/dot-ig-nextgen-atc-not-meeting-expectations">NextGen air traffic control</a> (ATC) system, leading to a loss of confidence among US airlines that worry expensive investments in NextGen equipment won&rsquo;t &ldquo;pay off.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airlines-congress-increasingly-skeptical-about-nextgen-atc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airlines-congress-increasingly-skeptical-about-nextgen-atc#comments ATW's Eco-Aviation Today Eco-Aviation ATC ATW Plus FAA Jet Blue NextGen sequestration Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:15:00 +0000 101561 at http://atwonline.com Air Transport World prepares to present 2013 Eco-Aviation Conference & Awards http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/air-transport-world-prepares-present-2013-eco-aviation-conference-awards <div class="node-body article-body"><p> <em>Air Transport World</em> will this month present its 2013 Eco-Aviation Award winners with their trophies at a dinner in Washington DC Sept. 12.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/air-transport-world-prepares-present-2013-eco-aviation-conference-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/air-transport-world-prepares-present-2013-eco-aviation-conference-awards#comments ATW's Eco-Aviation Today Eco-Aviation ATW Newsletters A4A ACI-NA AIA Air Canada airberlin Airbus ATW ATW Plus Boeing CAAFI Eco-Aviation ICF NATS Qantas Rolls-Royce Solena United Airlines WheelTug Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:13:00 +0000 96591 at http://atwonline.com Airbus & RT-Biotekhprom partner to explore Russian feedstock opportunities http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbus-rt-biotekhprom-partner-explore-russian-feedstock-opportunities <div class="node-body article-body"> Airbus and RostecGroup firm RT-Biotekhprom have signed a cooperation agreement to launch a large-scale analysis of Russian feedstock with the goal of speeding up development and commercialization of sustainable fuels for aviation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbus-rt-biotekhprom-partner-explore-russian-feedstock-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbus-rt-biotekhprom-partner-explore-russian-feedstock-opportunities#comments ATW's Eco-Aviation Today Eco-Aviation ATW Newsletters Air Canada Airbus ATW Plus biofuel BioFuelNet Rostec RT-Biotekhprom Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:07:00 +0000 96571 at http://atwonline.com airBaltic demonstrates green approaches at Riga with Q400 http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbaltic-demonstrates-green-approaches-riga-q400 <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Latvian carrier airBaltic has completed a green demonstration flight with a Bombardier Q400 as part of the arrival modernization for better efficiency in Riga (AMBER)p roject.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbaltic-demonstrates-green-approaches-riga-q400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbaltic-demonstrates-green-approaches-riga-q400#comments ATW's Eco-Aviation Today Eco-Aviation ATW Newsletters AirBaltic Airbus ProSky AMBER ATW Plus Bombardier CSeries Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme Q400 Riga Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:03:00 +0000 96561 at http://atwonline.com