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EasyJet: All-Electric Plane Possible in 10 Years

The British discount airline easyJet made waves over the past week in announcing a partnership with U.S.-based Wright Electric to develop an all-electric…

Boeing, NASA Make Like Canada Geese to Save Energy

Boeing Co. and NASA believe they have discovered a way to improve airplanes’ fuel efficiency with a slight biomimicry twist: copy birds’ flight…

Air Travel Could Account for 25% of Global Warming By 2050

A recent United Nations report suggests the global aviation sector could consume as much as one-quarter of the world’s carbon budget by 2050…

KLM Brings Sustainability and Customer Care to 30,000 Feet

Reducing emissions is only the start of the Dutch air carrier KLM's quest to become a more socially responsible company.

Dreamliner — the Linchpin for KLM’s Emission Reductions Goals

The Dutch air carrier KLM has been investing heavily in the Dreamliner. The long-distance jumbo jet from Boeing is key to the airline's…

UN to Airlines: Do More to Fight Human Trafficking

A United Nations representative recently spoke at the IATA’s most recent international conference to urge the world’s airlines to do more to stop…

Trump’s FAA Privatization Plan Could Reduce GHG Emissions

President Donald Trump's plan to reform the air traffic control system across the U.S. could actually result the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions…

British Discount Airline EasyJet Slashes Emissions, Sets New Carbon Goals

The U.K. discount carrier says its emissions-reduction measures have been so successful that it plans to rewrite its long-term sustainability goals.

3p Weekend: United Can Learn From These Airlines About Customer Service

United can look to some of its peers in the North American airline sector for a few pointers on how to treat customers…

United Airlines Faces New PR Problem in China

Dr. David Dao, the 69-year-old physician who sustained injuries when he was dragged off a United Airlines flight on Sunday, is being called…

United Learns a Costly Lesson About Customer Engagement

United Airlines' poor handling of Flight 3411 is a lesson in crisis communications, customer engagement and how quickly a company can lose its…

Greening Aviation from the Ground Up

When it comes to green aviation, most of us think about how the planes and engines are becoming more efficient (and they are!).…

Fewer Than 18 Percent of People Have Flown: What Happens Next?

As incomes rise and the global middle class expands, the remaining 82 percent of the world who have yet to step foot on…

Can Positive Marketing Boost KLM in the U.S.?

KLM is looking to grow its brand in the U.S. Will emphasizing service rather than price pay off amidst the rise of super-discount…

Airlines to Test Alternative Fuel

The technology already exists to transition the global aviation industry to alternative, low-carbon fuels. But manufacturers haven’t been able to produce the necessary…