Fuel

Can flying in formation save fuel? Airbus trials concept on transatlantic flight

Airbus shows how wake energy retrieval can help save fuel on a demonstration flight across the Atlantic  ...


Aeroflot and Gazprom Neft to develop production of SAF in Russia

Aeroflot and Gazprom Neft sign an agreement over the development of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production in Russia....


Rolls Royce and Shell to collaborate on sustainable fuel

Rolls Royce and Shell signed a memorandum of understanding to progress the adoption of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)....


NASA`s new ‘green’ alternative fuel attracts by its color

The Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) was launched aboard SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket as part of the Air Force Space Test Program STP-2 mission on June 24, 2019....


IATA sees jet fuel price drop back, continue on modest decline

Jet fuel fell back below $90 a barrel as oil prices eased slightly in July, but the upward trend remains in place, the IATA has said in its latest report. ...


Exclusively from Sydney | On the challenges of sustainable fuel

AeroTime exclusively from Sydney | On June 4, 2018, at the World Air Transport Summit, IATA touched upon the subject of alternative fuels....


IATA: lower profit expected due to fuel costs & political affairs

AeroTime exclusively from Sydney | Due to growing fuel prices, increasing labour costs and rise in the interest rate cycle, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is now forecasting airlines to achieve a collective net profit of $33.8 billion (4.1% net margin) in 2018.  It is a downturn estimation in comparison to December 2017 estimations that had forecast profit of $38.4 billion. ...


Rising fuel prices part 2: impact on airline profitability

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates the jet fuel price average for this year will rise above the feared $80 per barrel mark....


Rising fuel prices part 1: airline shakeout in the books?

As of May 11, 2018, the International Air Transport Association estimates the jet fuel price average for this year will rise above the $80 per barrel mark....


IAG adopts new technology to reduce carbon emissions, save fuel

IAG announced on March 20, 2018, it is partnering with Honeywell to introduce innovative technology to reduce carbon emissions and boost fuel savings....