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December 7, 2022, 7:49 AM

Airbus Probes Superconductivity As Path to Lower Emissions

Airbus and the CERN laboratory expect studies into cryogenic superconducting powertrains to influence the design of the ZeroE hydrogen-powered narrowbody.

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Airbus's final assembly line for the A350 widebody airliner in Toulouse, France.
Nov 30, 2022 - 7:13 AM
At briefing with European industry group ASD, Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said supply chain problems will last for at least another year.
Oil refining group Neste is working with Airbus on the supply of sustainable aviation fuel for airliners.
Nov 30, 2022 - 6:42 AM
A collaboration between Airbus and Neste aims to accelerate the aviation’s transition to sustainable aviation fuel, which is currently in short supply.
Air India jet on airport ramp
Nov 30, 2022 - 6:34 AM
Singapore Airlines is merging its stake in Indian carrier Vistara with Tata's Air India group, and will invest up to a total of around $865 million.
Air navigation service providers in Iceland and Denmark are increasing airspace use fees for airlines.
Nov 29, 2022 - 8:16 AM
The airline industry group has demanded that Danish and Icelandic air navigation service providers reverse planned airspace fees averaging 30 percent.
The most recent Farnborough International Airshow was held in July 2022.
Nov 29, 2022 - 7:20 AM
Member companies of the ADS group say the UK lacks clear political leadership in the face of unprecedented challenges to the industry's competitiveness.
The Sustainable Water-Injecting Turbofan Comprising Hybrid-Electrics project aims to improve fuel efficiency on narrowbody airliners by 25 percent.
Nov 29, 2022 - 6:00 AM
MTU, Pratt & Whitney, Collins, Airbus and GKN are working together on the Sustainable Water-Injecting Turbofan Comprising Hybrid-Electric project.
Rolls-Royce and EasyJet have tested a concept demonstrator for a hydrogen propulsion system at Boscombe Down in the UK.
Nov 28, 2022 - 5:40 AM
The low-cost airline an the aircraft engines group have completed
A British Airways Airbus A319 aircraft.
Nov 25, 2022 - 4:39 AM
Hundreds of European Union aviation-related laws could be scrapped under "sunsetting" provisions in the UK's post-Brexit Retained EU Law Bill.
Aerial view of Archer's four-passenger Midnight eVTOL aircraft parked on airport ramp
Nov 22, 2022 - 11:43 AM
The FAA has issued a notice of proposed amendment to prepare the way for eVTOL air taxi services with commercial carriers including United Airlines.
The Eco Caravan soars over California in this photo from its first test flight on Nov. 18, 2022.
Nov 18, 2022 - 3:06 PM
The Eco Caravan made a first flight on November 18, marking a key waypoint in Ampaire’s efforts to bring the converted hybrid-electric aircraft to market.