EU to adjust pre-pandemic baseline for aviation emissions

European officials propose the amended baseline period should refer to 2019 emission levels

Air New Zealand diverts nearly 900 tonnes of in-flight waste from landfill

The airline has recovered an amount of waste equivalent to the weight of five 777-300 aircraft

Rolls-Royce and Norwegian airline team up for zero emission flights

The project aims to develop an electrical aircraft concept to replace Widerøe’s regional fleet of more than 30 planes by 2030

Other airlines soar above Qantas in efficiency rankings

  Qantas is the most emissions-intensive airline operating across the Pacific. That’s according to the International Council on Clean Transportation, which says the airline uses the two most fuel-intensive aircraft and carries the most empty seats of any transpacific airline. The group says for each kilometre Qantas transports a passenger across the Pacific, it uses […]

We’ll ground planes in winter to save fuel again – Ryanair

Budget airline Ryanair intends to ground some of its planes in winter again to save jet fuel, it said this week. After keeping 80 aircraft from flying over the winter months last year it plans to ground around 60 in the coming winter. The airline says fuel costs in the year running up to March […]

High-flying execs pressure United Airlines for green commitments

You might thing high-flying executives are more likely to demand a martini in first class – but a group of American execs are calling on their airline to be good to the environment. North American airlines have historically been stubborn in the face of environmental regulation both from federal government and abroad. The EU’s move to bring […]