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GKN Aerospace continues Jet engine Biofuel testing 

FMV (Swedish Defence Materiel Administration) has contracted GKN Aerospace Sweden to continue biofuel testing of the RM12 engine. The biofuel for this test is an ATJ (alcohol to jet)-SKA developed and manufactured by Swedish Biofuels. The test is part of a bilateral Biojet-project collaboration between FMV and USAF/NAVAIR, which started…

Air Asia implements Greentech Solution ‘ Opti Flight ‘

AirAsia is implementing digital solutions that are aimed at further improving fuel efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. Developed by Paris-based Safety Line, OptiFlight-In-flight guidance is a unique suite of digital solutions that optimises all flight phases.  Following extensive validation tests, AirAsia has implemented OptiClimb, which will save up to 3…

Etihad Airways continues sustainability drive across its global airline fleet

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has continued to make improvements in the fuel efficiency of its fleet, resulting in substantial reductions in carbon dioxide emissions and reinforcing the sustainability credentials of the airline. The airline’s dedicated fuel efficiency team drove numerous initiatives across all operational…

CS100 receives the first environmental product declaration in the industry

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and the International EPD System, an environmental declaration program based in Sweden, has published the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for Bombardier’s CS100 aircraft. The EPD, which is based on verified Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) data, discloses information about the life-cycle environmental impact of products and, thus provides…

Airbus unveils its 2050 vision for ‘Smarter Skies’

Airbus today releases the latest instalment of the Future by Airbus, its vision for sustainable aviation in 2050 and beyond. For the first time the vision looks beyond aircraft design to how the aircraft is operated both on the ground and in the air in order to meet the expected…