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Breaking Down the New Airline Emissions Agreement

Over a dozen U.S.-based airlines and airline management companies have agreed to a new United Nations proposal that would work to cut emissions in the commercial aviation industry as a part of a growing effort by the organization to slow and prevent climate change. All three of the U.S. legacy carriers — American, United and Delta — as well as Southwest, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Piedmont and Republic were the American carriers to back the proposal in addition to…

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…

Study Shows Airlines Failing to Meet Emissions Targets

According to a new study from the Atmosfair Airline Index, despite improvements in technology among many now-top-selling aircraft—including Boeing's 737 MAX and 787 and Airbus's A320neo —airlines will not be able to make "significant" changes in their carbon dioxide emissions, according to the Guardian. According to the report, released December…

ICAO Redefines Fossil Fuels in Attempt to Reduce Global Aviation…

Much to the dismay of environmentalists, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), an agency of the United Nations, came to an agreement to declare fossil fuels as “green alternative fuels” to help reduce carbon emissions by the global aviation industry. The agreement is a real head-scratcher for most, requiring a…

Global Emissions Standard Close to Being Adopted

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is close to adopting a global CO2 emissions standard after making significant progress in the past week. The new environmental measure was unanimously recommended by the 170 international experts on ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), paving the way for its ultimate adoption by…