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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.
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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.
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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…
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“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…
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Southwest Takes Off With Fuel Saving Landing Program

Southwest recently implemented an enhanced landing system at 11 airports. Called the Required Navigation Performance (RNP) program, both dispatchers and pilots use technologies…
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Regional Jets vs. Props: How Passenger Psychology Wastes Fuel

After salaries, fuel prices are the biggest expense for an airline – a hard to control cost that is also the principal culprit…
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American Airlines Pilots Balk at Directive to Fly With Less Fuel

American Airlines has instructed its pilots to reduce the amount of fuel they carry on flights, resulting so far in little more than…
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JetBlue COO: Flying From Boston to NYC is a Bad Idea

Publicly stating that some of your company’s goods and services should be discontinued even if they are profitable probably would get most company…
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Aviation Sector Lags on Sustainability, But Biofuels Present Opportunity

This post originally appeared on Biomass Intel   By Mackinnon Lawrence Maddock Douglas, a business consultancy based in Chicago, found in its MapChange…
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U.S. Airlines Sue to Avoid EU Carbon Caps

American Airlines, Continental and United Airlines have joined with the Air Transport Association (ATA) in suing the U.K. over that country’s planned implementation…

KLM Flies into Sustainable Air Transport

Is that the smell of bio-kerosene in the air? If you were one of the passengers on KLM Royal Dutch Airline’s first passenger…

Eight U.S. Airlines Sign Deal to Use Alternative Fuels

Eight U.S. airlines sign a deal to begin using up to 1.5 million gallons of synthetic fuel for ground-service equipment at Los Angeles…
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Taking Cues from Birds to Green the Airline Industry

Stanford University research group takes biomimicry to whole new heights At this summer’s Airbus “Fly Your Ideas” competition, an international call for sustainability…

Camelina Seed Goes Airborne as Biojet Fuel

Is camelina the next big thing in biofuel crops?

Will Aviation Biofuel Fly?

Even with the attention of the two largest aircraft makers, Boeing and Airbus, aviation biofuel is not exactly on the near-event horizon: Think…