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Airbus launches new sustainable aviation fuel trial

Airbus launches new sustainable aviation fuel trial

The post Airbus launches new sustainable aviation fuel trial appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A team of aerospace specialists has launched the first in-flight emissions study using 100 per cent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a wide-body commercial passenger aircraft. Airbus, German research centre DLR, Rolls-Royce and SAF producer Neste have […]

Airbus A380 struggles as the pandemic continues to hit aviation

Airbus A380 struggles as the pandemic continues to hit aviation

The post Airbus A380 struggles as the pandemic continues to hit aviation appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Following news this week that Etihad was the next carrier to ground its Airbus A380 fleet, new data from Cirium has revealed the dire straights the aircraft finds itself in. Of the 240 planes […]

Meet the hottest airplane seat as aviation re-starts

Meet the hottest airplane seat as aviation re-starts

The post Meet the hottest airplane seat as aviation re-starts appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Yes! Premium economy. The two names have always sounded a little weird to me since I was used to three classes on the airplane. But these seats between economy class and business class on international flights […]

How digital transformation and AI will lead future development of aviation in post COVID-19 era

How digital transformation and AI will lead future development of aviation in post COVID-19 era

Dubai Airshow 2021 will serve as a platform to showcase the role of cutting edge technologies in bolstering the recovery of the aviation, aerospace and defence industries following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on those sectors. The impact of the pandemic has accelerated the use of new technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, […]

2020 turns out to be worst year in aviation history with sharpest decline in demand

2020 turns out to be worst year in aviation history with sharpest decline in demand

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in 2020 demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) fell by 65.9% compared to 2019, which is by far the sharpest traffic decline in aviation history. Furthermore, forward bookings have been falling sharply since late December. International passenger demand in 2020 was 75.6% below 2019 levels. Capacity, (measured […]

Sweden becomes a front-runner in sustainable aviation

Sweden becomes a front-runner in sustainable aviation

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, the Swedish Government announced on 11 September 2020, to introduce a greenhouse gas reduction mandate for aviation fuel sold in Sweden in 2021. The reduction level will be 0.8% in 2021, and gradually increase to 27% in 2030. This […]

IATA: Proposed environment tax will destroy 150,000 aviation jobs

IATA: Proposed environment tax will destroy 150,000 aviation jobs

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that proposed new environmental taxes in France will fail to decarbonize the aviation sector and eliminate 150,000 French aviation jobs. The Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat (CCC) – a citizens’ body created under President Macron – is proposing a series of measures to curb aviation emissions, including an […]

Heathrow chief: Jobs retention scheme doesn’t go far enough for aviation sector

Heathrow chief: Jobs retention scheme doesn’t go far enough for aviation sector

  Commenting on the Chancellor’s extension of the Jobs Retention Scheme, Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “Whilst we welcome the extension of the furlough scheme, we are clear that it doesn’t go far enough for an aviation sector that has been on its knees since March. In order to protect an industry that has been […]

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