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September 27, 2022, 11:25 AM

IATA Demands ICAO States Back Net Zero Carbon Commitments

IATA's director general Willie Walsh said the 41st ICAO Assembly will be a failure it doesn't end with agreement and government action over net zero goals.

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vials showing the progression from dry lignin to SAF feedstock
Sep 29, 2022 - 12:40 PM
A team of researchers have developed a process to convert previously unusable lignin into a feedstock for sustainable aviation fuel.
Hydrogen-electric Cessna Grand Caravan
Sep 29, 2022 - 12:23 PM
Under a new partnership, Textron Aviation will electrify its Cessna Grand Caravans using the ZeroAvia ZA600 hydrogen-electric propulsion system.
Attendees at the 2022 Air Charter Expo
Sep 29, 2022 - 12:10 PM
Member companies of the Air Charter Association will have access to four, carbon-offsetting schemes under partnership with 4Air.
Senior executives from EasyJet, Airbus and Rolls-Royce in hangar next to hydrogen powered engine model with EasyJet aircraft in background
Sep 27, 2022 - 11:25 AM
IATA's director general Willie Walsh said the 41st ICAO Assembly will be a failure it doesn't end with agreement and government action over net zero goals.
Partial image of Gulfstream jet in flight
Sep 27, 2022 - 11:05 AM
Aviation consultancy ZenithJet's greenhouse gas accounting quantifies direct and indirect emissions throughout a company or organization.
Sustainable aviation fuel
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:28 PM
In the run-up to a triennial ICAO meeting, business aviation groups have released policy principles to guide long-term carbon emissions reductions.
Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus, Melissa Orme and Steve Chisholm cut a ribbon during the opening ceremony of Boeing’s Center of Additive Manufacturing Excellence in Auburn.
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:06 PM
Boeing held an opening ceremony for its new 3D printing facility in Auburn, Washington, on September 23.
Bombardier's EcoJet design model
Sep 23, 2022 - 12:48 PM
Bombardier will be a major sponsor and exhibitor at this weekend's inaugural Volaria Airshow in Québec.
Ramp at Aspen-Pitken County Airport with business jets
Sep 23, 2022 - 10:31 AM
With Aspen, Colorado playing host to the UN Mountain Partnership Global Meeting, Atlantic Aviation is bringing in extra SAF to meet anticipated demand.
biomass being processed for refinement into sustainable aviation fuel
Sep 16, 2022 - 11:53 AM
Directional Aviation's investment in Alder Fuels is also aimed at transparently documenting sustainable aviation fuel production and its use.