easyJet's CFM LEAP-1A engine on the A320neo. (Photo: H GOUSSE)

easyJet Supports Concept to Reduce Emissions

European low-cost carrier easyJet has announced its support for U.K. based aerospace technology company Derwent Aviation’s design changes to current generation jet engines, which are said to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide. This support is part of the airline’s strategy to progressively operate even more sustainably by exploring new solutions and technology. The Dual Drive Booster connects the engine shafts by gears and has been shown to improve the efficiency of the compressors as well as reducing…