Two-thirds of UK public back limiting air travel to tackle climate change

Around 62% of people questioned in a new poll said addressing climate change requires a ‘high’ or ‘extremely high’ level of urgency

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

Heathrow drone activists due to meet with authorities to discuss plans

Four members of Heathrow Pause, an Extinction Rebellion splinter group, plan to fly toy drones at the airport in September to protest the planned expansion of runways at the site

Heathrow Airport unveils details of ‘expansion masterplan’

The new information has been released as part of a 12-week consultation to gather input regarding the construction of the controversial third runway

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Heathrow campaigners lose High Court battle to block third runway

Judges have ruled the £14 billion plan is lawful, meaning the new runway could start to be built in 2021 and become operational by 2026

Aviation
Could new software allow aviation emissions to maintain a low altitude?

AVTECH’s technology calculates the optimum flight path depending on weather and wind patterns to save money, improve safety and slash fuel consumption

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Ryanair ‘now one of top 10 carbon emitters in Europe’

A new report claims Europe has failed to implement effective measures to control the emissions growth of the aviation sector

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Heathrow Airport launches £30k challenge to make aviation greener

It aims to find ideas and solutions to address climate change at the airport and across the rest of the industry

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New partnership gets clearance to turn seaplanes into e-planes

Electric aviation firm magniX has agreed to convert a seaplane airline’s fleet to electric models

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Leading airlines could miss the runway for climate change

A new report suggests many aviation businesses are not aligned with international climate change obligations