Australia’s Regional Express Moves to Electrify Turboprop Aircraft

Australian airline Regional Express announced on July 21, 2022, it will be forming a partnership with Dovetail Electric Aviation in an effort to lead the way in converting turboprop aircraft to full electric propulsion. Collaborating together, and operating under the Dovetail brand, the two will work to develop and certify…

President Biden Renews Sustainable Aviation Fuel Tax Credits

On Tuesday, U.S. President Joe Biden made remarks supporting a renewed push for tax credits for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), which is an integral piece for reducing carbon emissions from air travel — an industry known for its high CO2 output.  The tax credits were first introduced last year as…

Rolls-Royce Develops Affordable Commercial Sustainability

Rolls-Royce has recently signed a sustainable aviation fuel agreement with AirBP as part of its goals to meet reduced carbon emissions. In a recent press release, according to the aerospace and defense company that designs and manufactures power systems for aircraft, the agreement will reduce lifecycle carbon emissions for its…

Washington Dulles International Airport Set to Go Solar 

Dulles International Airport is making strides towards a greener tomorrow with the approval of their large scale solar-farm project. Approval for the project was granted by the State Corporation Commission (SCC) of Virginia on Tuesday. If built, the project will make Dulles the largest airport generation and storage facility in…

Airbus Launches Hydrogen Engine Demonstration Program

Airbus on Wednesday announced that it will be teaming up with the world's largest jet engine manufacturer, CFM International, to collaborate on a program to produce and test a hydrogen-powered jet engine. CFM International is a 50/50 joint venture between GE Aviation and Safran Aircraft Engines.  The collaboration will conduct…

Toulouse Aviation Summit Calls on All Countries to Decarbonize Aviation…

The so-called "Toulouse Declaration" promoted by the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union on Feb. 4 was the first initiative between the public and private aviation sectors to achieve zero CO2 emissions by 2050. This agreement involved many European airports and airport associations agreeing on the need…

Gulfstream Announces Development of Sustainable Aircraft Service Facility at Phoenix-Mesa…

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation announced on Tuesday that they will begin construction on a new aircraft service center at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The new facility will cover a 225,000-square-foot area, with a price tag of $70 million — similar to the list price of the company's new G700 aircraft. The…

NASA Awards Funding to GE Aviation and MagniX for the…

GE Aviation and MagniX are the two U.S. companies awarded a combined $253 million from NASA for the development of electric aircraft propulsion (EAP) technologies for aircraft. The technology developed through this funding intends to reach consumers by 2035 and has the potential to be a major contributor to the…