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World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019 01:18

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts than did all 260 million ... Read More

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:23

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on its joint sustainable fuel initiative. The ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 18:17

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have a “negligible” impact on jobs and the economy. But experts ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 15:40

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build resilience to a changing climate. The Government of Canada is ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 06:01

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air quality, reduce congestion and tackle emissions, as the airport continues ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 18:45

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its adoption with operators and aircraft manufacturers. The European Business Aviation ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are Europe’s number one." As in ... Read More

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 23:07

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo today led the commissioning of Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) brand-new fleet of 10 battery-electric, zero-emission buses that will transport passengers and their luggage ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019 00:41

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong Universal Network, announced today a partnership to jointly develop a special ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 18:40

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, port-related businesses and tourism today celebrated the first-time arrival of ... Read More

San Francisco International Airport purchases six new electric buses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 18:55

Today Proterra announced that San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has purchased six 40' Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses and three 60 kW Proterra plug-in chargers, joining a growing list of ... Read More

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:40

Oman Air has landed first place in the latest Heathrow “Fly Quiet and Green” league table, due to its use of ‘Continuous Decent Approach’ which helps to reduce fuel burn ... Read More

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 18:56

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), which concluded last ... Read More

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 19:10

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, a proposal for decarbonizing aviation in Sweden was announced today, on 4 March. The ... Read More

Brussels preparing for 2019 European Association Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 20:07

On Thursday 28 February and Friday 1 March 2019, international association professionals will meet for the European Association Summit. It will be held in Brussels, Europe's top conference city. The ... Read More

JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports electrifying ground transportation fleets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 00:51

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will purchase 18 Proterra Catalyst E2 vehicles for shuttle service at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport ... Read More

Air Seychelles to comply with European emission controls

editor editor- August 11, 2010 01:30

(eTN) - The European Union (EU) emission trading scheme has been a challenge to airlines flying into European airspace, and foreign carriers have progressively started to comply with monitoring and ... Read More

Airlines pledge to improve fuel efficiency by 1.5 percent a year until 2020

editor editor- October 12, 2009 03:52

MONTREAL — Members of the airline industry group IATA pledged Saturday to improve fuel efficiency by 1.5 percent a year until 2020, and called on governments worldwide to provide incentives ... Read More

Airlines to buy synthetic fuel from Rentech

editor editor- August 19, 2009 03:22

Delta Air Lines Inc., AMR Corp.’s American Airlines and six other U.S. carriers agreed to buy as much as 1.5 million gallons a year of Rentech Inc.’s diesel fuel made ... Read More

BA, Air France propose emissions trading for airlines

editor editor- April 7, 2009 04:43

British Airways Plc joined with Air France-KLM Group, two airline groups and the U.K.’s main airport operator to propose an emissions trading system for all carriers to help fight global ... Read More

Airlines fear failure of global climate talks

editor editor- April 2, 2009 05:41

GENEVA — Major airlines warned on Wednesday that failure to agree on a global approach to emissions trading in climate change talks could hurt their industry by leading to increased ... Read More

Air New Zealand fits winglets to reduce fuel, emissions

editor editor- September 24, 2008 02:27

Air New Zealand estimates it will save more than NZ$7.5 million in fuel and 16,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually by fitting performance-enhancing blended winglets on to its five Boeing ... Read More

Air NZ’f flight NZ8 cuts fuel burn and emission

editor editor- September 19, 2008 02:11

Air New Zealand has once again raised the environmental bar for the airline industry after completing what was dubbed "one prefect flight" from Auckland to San Francisco last Friday. Read More