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Twitter Chat Recap: #TheGreenEngine w United Technologies

Today, United Technologies, TriplePundit, and a lively online audience discussed how breakthrough innovation takes a commitment of time and resources to create large…

EPA On Board to Develop Emission Rules for Aircraft

This announcement now clears the way for the EPA to develop rules to regulate aircraft emissions, much as the agency has done for…

Autonomous Technology Still Needs Humans After All

From self-driving cars to pilot-less airplanes, what is the future of autonomous machines and where do humans fit in?

The Long Road to True Innovation

In today’s world, “innovation” is often synonymous with “fast.” But when the stakes are high, the mission is critical, and failure is not…

Op/Ed: The Powerful Role of Aviation in Sustainable Urbanization

As one of humankind’s truly global industries, commercial aviation can have a powerful impact on the growth of sustainable urban environments around the…

JetBlue’s 2015 CSR Report: Crewmembers and Community Values Come First

JetBlue's 2015 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report reflects a comprehensive vision that often goes outside the bounds of what is expected from a…

Solar Power and the Future of Air Travel

Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are making their way around the world in a solar-powered plane. And while we aren't likely…

Female Dreamliner Pilots Make History … in Saudi Arabia

A recent Royal Brunei Flight to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, piloted by an all-female crew, raised some eyebrows as it landed in Saudi Arabia…

JetBlue’s CSR Strategy Builds Both Brand and Community

How important is corporate social responsibility to a company's brand today? We speak with JetBlue's CSR manager, Kate Wetzel, about how skilled volunteering…

EasyJet is Developing Fuel Cell Hybrid Aircraft

EasyJet is preparing to test out a new hybrid airplane later this year. Not only will this airplane utilize regenerative braking to reclaim…

These Chic Carry-On Bags Are Upcycled from Alaska Airlines Seats

Alaska Airlines recently reupholstered more than 6,000 seats within its fleet -- and it found a creative solution for all of that unwanted…

Jet Blue Greens Up JFK Airport with Organic Potato Farm

Call it JFK Airport's farm-to-tray program. With any luck and a whole lot of tender loving care, Jet Blue passengers will be able…

Green Aviation Climbs to New Heights on Multiple Fronts

This turns out to be quite a week for green aviation. First, an incredible milestone in the historic journey of the Solar Impulse…

JetBlue’s CSR Report Proves It’s a Leader in the Industry

JetBlue Airways’ aptly-named report, The Blue Review, outlines the company's values and progress on its corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals. The report, issued…

JetBlue Provides Boost for New York Artisan Food Companies

JetBlue has launched BlueBud, a program that mentors small companies and start-ups that are interested in becoming food or beverage suppliers for the…