EU air chiefs call for delay to carbon scheme

Nine European air firms are calling on EU leaders to delay the Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) to stop an impending trade war with China. The heads of Airbus, Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Iberia, Lufthansa, MTU Aero Engines, Safran and Virgin Atlantic have sent joint letters to Prime Minister David Cameron and his […]

Qantas in biofuel plant talks

Australian airline Qantas is said to be on the brink of signing a deal to build a biofuel plant in Australia to power its aircraft. Qantas is in talks with US-based company Solena, which is also in negotiations with easyJet, Ryanair and Aer Lingus about building a similar facility in Dublin. Solena last year clinched […]