A United Airlines 737-900 featuring the carrier's eco skies livery, a United program committed to the environment. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Airline Lobbying Group Praises New Sustainable Aviation Fuel Pathway

Aviation has long been the target of climate advocates who say that the industry, which contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions blamed for climate change fears, has not taken enough precedent to reduce emissions and fight the climate crisis.  Now, it will be easier for airlines to cut their emissions with an addition to ASTM International’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) specification, D7566, which will further the availability and use of SAF to and by U.S. Airlines. Airlines for America (A4A),…

U.S. Airlines Seek to Rollback Consumer Protection Regulations

The U.S. airline industry has submitted a long list of regulations which they are requesting the Trump administration revise or repeal, the Los Angeles Times reported on Sunday. This follows a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) freeze on new regulations for the industry, in line with a presidential directive last…