aviation

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…

Gearing Up for the Future of Air Travel

Increased air travel will deliver untold benefits as more people conduct business and connect with other cultures far from home. But this increase…

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…

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…

EPA Takes Strides to Reduce Emissions from Airplanes

The EPA intends to update the Clean Air Act, which was first introduced in 1963, to include jurisdiction limiting the emissions from airplane…

Solar Impulse Completes First Leg of Round the World Flight

After 13 years of planning, the Solar Impulse SI2 took off last night from Al-Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi at 7:12 a.m.…

SXSW Eco Interview: Jessica Kowal, Boeing

Nick Aster talks to Jessica Kowal about biofuels in aviation -- where we've come and how long it will be before biofuels are…

Turning Garbage Into Jet Fuel: Sustainable Solution or Incineration in Disguise?

Can garbage power your plane ride from New York to London? That’s the idea behind a new production plant that will transform waste…

KLM Launches First Weekly Transatlantic Flight Using Biofuels

Last Thursday, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flight 642 completed the first weekly flight from New York’s JFK Airport to Amsterdam using sustainable biofuels.

The Carbon War Room’s Top 10 Renewable Fuel Companies

These are the top ten renewable energy contenders as determined by renewablejetfuels.org.

Renewable Aviation Fuel: A Market in the Making

New technologies and growing demand for staggering quantities of renewable jet fuels make it a sector worth investing in.

Renewable Aviation Fuel: Ready for Take-Off

Lack of information is hindering the take-off of the renewable aviation fuel market. Renewablejetfuels.org aims to provide potential buyers with decision-making tools.

GE’s Newest Jet Engine Beams in for Creative Week NYC

GE's new GEnx jet engine is currently on "virtual" display in New York's DUMBO neighborhood via a revolutionary hologram display. It's all a…

“Bye Hawk” Electric Plane Set to Transform the Skies?

By Dustin Charapata Every so often, a concept comes along that changes the way we interact with the world.  Several instantly come to…