Embraer Energia Drops Full Electric To Focus on Hydrogen and…

Embraer revealed new aircraft concepts today as part of the company's progress report on Energia, Embraer's initiative to get the aviation industry to net-zero by 2050.  A year on from Embraer's Sustainability in Action event, which detailed the study of four new aircraft concepts powered by new technologies and renewable…

Tamarack Joins Hybrid Aircraft Manufacturer Ampaire to Upgrade Aircraft

American hybrid aircraft manufacturer Ampaire has signed a memorandum of understanding with Tamarack Aerospace Group for aircraft upgrades. The agreement will allow Ampaire to utilize Tamarack's research and development for the aerodynamic improvement of its fleet, aiding in increased efficiency and flight time. A key benefit of the joint development…

This Week in Sustainable Flying: Delta and American Make Moves

It has been a busy week in the world of sustainable aviation. Delta Air Lines made its first investment in the air taxi sector, while American Airlines added hydrogen to its portfolio. Delta, Joby Aviation Partner Delta announced an equity investment in Joby of $60 million, with a total investment…

EasyJet Reveals Proposal to be More Sustainable

According to a survey published by the British low-cost airline, EasyJet, out of 2,000 British vacationers, more than 75 percent believe that airlines urgently need to define ways to achieve net zero CO2 emissions. EasyJet is the second-largest low-cost airline in Europe after Ryanair and has 318 aircraft in its…

United Airlines Firms eVTOL Order with Payment to Archer

Archer Aviation announced on Aug. 15 that it had received a $10 million pre-delivery payment from United Airlines. Archer secured the order of 100 with United in April 2021. The order was valued at $1 billion, meaning United Airlines put a 1% downpayment for the new aircraft. The payment marks…

Boeing Looks to First Movers Coalition to Reduce Aviation Industry’s…

U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing, the world's second-largest civil aircraft manufacturer, will take on a new role within the First Movers Coalition (FMC) to help reduce aviation emissions faster. The FMC was created in November 2021 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, seeking to bring to commercial scale…

British Airways Announces Sustainability Customer Service Initiatives

British Airways has announced a number of customer experience enhancements across its network both in the air and on the ground. Tom Stevens, British Airways’ Director of Brand and Customer Experience, said, “We’re committed to ensuring we deliver a premium proposition for our customers throughout their journey with us and…

How Mexican LCCs Volaris, Viva Aerobus Stand Out for Their…

Volaris and Viva Aerobus are Mexican low-cost airlines that have been standing out in the domestic and international market in recent months. The airlines have the two youngest fleets in the country and among the newest in North America. In recent years, the airlines have been working on their plans…

LATAM Airlines Group Stands for Its Sustainability

The S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) is an annual evaluation of companies’ sustainability practices, covering over 10,000 companies from around the world. The CSA focuses on sustainability criteria that are both industry-specific and financially material and has been doing so since 1999. LATAM Airlines Group obtained fourth place worldwide…