Tag: fuel efficiency

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019 05:25

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue important work for full implementation of the Carbon Offsetting and ... Read More

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:30

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from Paris Orly Airport to Newark ... Read More

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:06

Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company has been providing information every year on the various activities, programs ... Read More

Air Canada 2018 corporate sustainability report

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 21:12

Air Canada today issued Citizens of the World, its 2018 corporate sustainability report. The report details the airline's progress in key areas of sustainability and is supported by an extensive ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 03:55

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation industry The International Air Transport Association (IATA) at their annual ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a $28 billion profit (from $35.5 billion forecasts in December ... Read More

Air New Zealand to add Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 00:18

Boeing and Star Alliance member Air New Zealand today announced the airline plans to add the largest 787 Dreamliner model to its world-class fleet with a commitment to buy eight ... Read More

Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:02

he first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first airline from the Americas to fly the A330-900. The aircraft ... 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

Rolls-Royce to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 23:48

Rolls-Royce has been selected by Lufthansa Group to power 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will power 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and its Trent XWB will power 20 Airbus ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 10:50

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are in progress in Ethiopia after today's Ethiopian Airlines crash. Here ... Read More

Wizz Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 17:10

Wizz Air, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost carrier, has taken delivery of its first of 184 A321neo aircraft on order at an event in Hamburg, with József ... Read More

Rolls-Royce drops from engine competition for Boeing’s New Midsize Airplane platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 20:03

Rolls-Royce has decided to withdraw from the current competition to power Boeing’s proposed middle of the market – or New Midsize Airplane (NMA) – platform. While we believe the platform ... Read More

Air Vanuatu is counting on Airbus for fleet expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:10

Air Vanuatu, the national flag carrier of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, has signed a firm order with Airbus for four A220s (two A220-100s and two A220-300s). Air Vanuatu’s ... Read More

Delta Air Lines’ A220s takes to the skies for first commercial flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 19:08

Delta's A220 has made its official debut — a moment years in the making for customers and employees across the airline. In the early hours this morning, Delta flight 744 ... Read More

WestJet takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019 17:15

Boeing delivered the first of ten 787 Dreamliners to WestJet, marking the start of the airline's global expansion. Having long operated a fleet of Boeing single-aisle jets, WestJet will use ... Read More

Gulfstream G280 jet sets city-pair record on renewable fuel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 00:25

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability by using sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to power a record-breaking flight by its super-midsize Gulfstream G280 aircraft. The Savannah-to-Van Nuys, California, ... Read More

Airbus begins construction of US A220 manufacturing facility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 20:05

Airbus’ manufacturing growth in the United States advanced another step today in Mobile, Alabama, as construction of the company’s A220 Manufacturing Facility officially launched with a groundbreaking ceremony. The assembly ... Read More

New Airbus jet approved for 180 minutes ETOPS flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 19:40

Airbus A220, the newest addition to the Airbus family of commercial aircraft, has received 180-minute extended operations (ETOPS) approval from the Canadian civil aviation authority, Transport Canada. This achievement paves ... Read More

Delta Air Lines orders 15 additional Airbus jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 23:20

Delta Air Lines has ordered 15 additional Airbus A220 jets, bringing the total of the new generation, highly fuel-efficient aircraft the world’s second-largest airline has on order to 90. The ... Read More

First Boeing 787-10 begins regular transcontinental service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 19:42

Today, first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner began regular service as UA2418, departing from Los Angeles International Airport traveling to Newark Liberty International Airport. United Airlines is the first carrier in the ... Read More

JetBlue Airways places massive order with Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 17:05

Airbus confirmed that JetBlue Airways has firmed up an order for 60 A220-300 jets, the larger model of the new, industry-leading A220 series. JetBlue’s existing Airbus fleet includes 193 A320 ... Read More

New low-cost carrier orders 60 Airbus A220-300 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 16:20

The start-up US low-cost airline has signed a firm order with Airbus to purchase 60 A220-300 aircraft. Code-named “Moxy”, the new airline venture is led by David Neeleman, one of ... Read More

Royal Air Maroc welcomes its first Boeing 737 MAX jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 17:15

Boeing today delivered the first 737 MAX for Royal Air Maroc, which plans to use the fuel-efficient, longer-range version of the popular 737 jet to expand and modernize its fleet. ... Read More

Saudi flyadeal to purchase up to 50 Boeing 737 MAX jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 01:45

Boeing and flyadeal today announced the Middle East carrier is growing its fleet with the 737 MAX to take advantage of the airplane's fuel efficiency, range and passenger comforts. The ... Read More

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX to Korean airline

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 19:15

Boeing today delivered the first 737 MAX for Eastar Jet, making it the first airline in Korea to operate the more fuel-efficient and longer-range version of the popular 737 jet. ... Read More

India has excellent news for Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 08:13

This year alone, more than 10 million passengers, on average, traveled within India each month, and this is excellent news for Boeing. Read More

Boeing delivers the 787th 787 Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 16:10

Boeing today delivered the 787th 787 Dreamliner to come off the production line, marking a special milestone for the super-efficient airplane family and the fastest-selling twin-aisle jet in history. Since ... Read More

Airbus Corporate Jets display points way to future of business aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 05:10

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is exhibiting an ACJ319 at the MEBAA show, highlighting the comfort and space on offer, and echoing the trend towards larger cabins in new-generation business jets. ... 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