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United Reveals Partnership With Sustainable Fuel Business Venture

The aviation industry is often misportrayed as a major contributor to air pollution, although global travel contributes approximately 2% of CO2 emissions, but is still defined as not environmentally friendly or sustainable, within itself. The largest, prominent issue facing airlines right now is the continuation of using traditional fossil fuels, which can be costly for the carrier and the environment. However, technological advancements and scientific research trends are causing the industry to undertake a huge transformation and shift towards an…

Amazon Air Launches $1.5 Billion Cargo Hub

On Wednesday, Amazon began operations at its newest hub located at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. The campus will serve as the main hub for the carrier's network which consists of operations to over 40 scheduled destinations across the U.S.  As the carrier exclusively transports Amazon packages, the hub looks to…

LATAM Closes Second Quarter with $2.3 Billion in Liquidity

This Monday, the LATAM Airlines Group reported that it foresees better operational prospects for the next six months, despite the profound impact of the pandemic in Latin America so far this year. In a press release, the group stated that it plans to reach a capacity greater than 50% of…

DHL Express Partners with Eviation to Build a Fleet of…

DHL Express and Seattle-based aircraft manufacturer Eviation have teamed up to "electrify aerospace." On Tuesday, DHL announced it is building the first-ever electric aviation network and has ordered 12 Alice eCargo jets from Eviation. The partnership will pioneer sustainable aviation and shape the future for zero-emission cargo and passenger flights.…

How JetBlue Is Tackling Climate Change

The aviation industry within itself is a major source of air pollution, emitting high amounts of carbon emissions and utilizing immense amounts of fossil fuels to power aircraft on short-haul and long-haul routes. Over the course of this summer, several major airlines have experienced a surge in passenger traffic as…

Air Tahiti Nui Finds Partner to Offer Passengers Carbon-Neutral Ticket

For those looking to try and make their next trip across the Pacific a carbon-neutral vacation, Air Tahiti Nui is offering the opportunity to make this a reality. In an agreement with CarbonClick, the airline will offer an added addition for those seeing to offer their carbon footprint from flying.…

Delta, Deloitte Formulate Agreement For Carbon Emission Reductions

In the aviation industry, an industry which by its very nature seems to be detrimental to the environment, the pursuit toward minimizing air pollution and addressing component companies' carbon footprint continues as airlines worldwide continue to work to tackle the prominent issue.  Delta Airlines has become the latest player to…

Lufthansa Operates Longest Flight in Company History

The COVID-19 crisis has clearly taken its toll on the aviation industry, ultimately forcing airlines to follow travel restrictions, suspend flights and modify flight schedules to accommodate fluctuating travel demand and load factors. However, several major airlines and aircraft manufacturers have used this obstacle to actively contribute efforts to make…

Air New Zealand Supports National Renewable Energy Mandate

The aviation industry continues its pursuit towards addressing air pollution and minimizing the carbon footprint, in a time when businesses and enterprises are being urged to formulate energy-efficient and sustainable initiatives to address climate change. Major airlines and aircraft manufacturers proposed commitments and projects, which specific agencies within national governments…

How British Airways Is Moving Closer To Sustainability

Technological and scientific research for effectively operating sustainable aircraft is becoming increasingly prevalent in the airline industry. As a result, many airlines have in recent months and years unveiled a variety of different proposals and projects aimed at achieving carbon neutrality.  British Airways has become one of the revolutionary players…