easyJet pledges to offset carbon emissions from all flights

It aims to become the world’s first major airline to operate net zero carbon flights across its whole network

easyJet plans electric plane take-off by 2027

  Budget airline easyJet could be flying planes powered by batteries within a decade. It has announced a collaboration with US firm Wright Electric, which is developing an all-electric plane for short haul flights. easyJet claims the aircraft would save fuel and CO2 emissions by 15% as well as reduce the noise footprint by 50% […]

easyJet puts coating on planes to cut carbon emissions

easyJet has become the first commercial airline to trial a revolutionary nano-technology coating on its aircraft aimed at increasing fuel efficiency. The ultra-thin coating, already used on US military aircraft, is a polymer that cross links and bonds to the paint surface and only adds an estimated 4oz to the weight of the plane. The […]

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 […]