The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is looking to set new emissions standards for aircraft in a bid to curtail carbon dioxide (CO2) production. EASA has proposed that newly designed aircraft types should meet a CO2 standard from Jan. 1, 2020, with types already in production at that date being held to a separate standard from Jan. 1, 2023. The aim of the proposal is to incentivize the incorporation of the latest fuel efficiency technology into airplane designs, and to address the ...

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