Boeing commercial flights to use 100% sustainable fuels by 2030

The aviation giant has previously conducted test flights replacing petroleum jet fuel with sustainable fuels

ZeroAvia bags a £12.3m government funding to develop 19-seat hydrogen-electric jet

The HyFlyer II project is set to have its first flight in early 2023

Supreme Court overturns ban on Heathrow’s third runway

The controversial project was previously blocked by the Court of Appeal, who concluded it conflicted with climate goals

‘Only 18% of transport firms have plans to keep global warming to 2°C or below by 2050’

A new Transition Pathway Initiative study highlights the aviation sector is performing ‘particularly badly’ in terms of setting goals

US invests $16m to develop ultra-high temperature materials for gas turbine use

Projects will also develop new manufacturing processes that ensure turbine blades can withstand the extreme operating environments commonly found in natural gas turbines in both the aviation and power generation sectors

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Aviation bosses urge Boris Johnson to help the sector play a key role in UK’s green recovery

Members of the UK’s Sustainable Aviation coalition penned the letter to the Prime Minister to reaffirm the industry’s commitment to achieving net zero by 2050 and call for additional support

‘World’s first’ hydrogen-electric passenger jet takes off in the UK

The flight took place in Cranfield and is part of a government-backed programme which aims to prove hydrogen is an efficient energy source for commercial aviation

Rolls-Royce completes testing for ‘world’s fastest’ all-electric jet tech

The project aims to beat the current all-electric flight world record early next year

EU proposes more efficient air traffic management to reduce emissions

The upgrade of the Single European Sky regulatory framework is expected to help reduce up to 10% of air transport emissions

Airbus unveils designs for ‘world’s first’ zero-emission commercial jet

The company believes hydrogen as a power source could hold the key to the decarbonisation of aerospace and other industries