Sustainable Aviation

EAG unveils world’s first hybrid electric regional plane

Electric Aviation Group (EAG), UK-based engineering and development company, presented what appears to be the world’s first hybrid electric regional airliner designed to become an entry point for sustainable mass transportation market....


Lufthansa Group joins fuel from sunlight and air project

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) have found a way to make fuels from sunlight and air. Now, Lufthansa Group companies are joining the scientists to help prepare these technologies for production on an industrial scale in the future. ...


Qantas joins IAG, vows for zero emissions by 2050

Aviation industry, currently responsible for approximately 2% of global CO2 emissions, is striving to correct itself and cut the number in half in the next three decades. Now, following a similar pledge by International Airlines Group (IAG), Qantas is stepping forward and vows to reach zero emissions by 2050.  However, some measures, like electric aircraft engines, as still “some time” away....


KLM to fund the design of radical new “Flying-V” aircraft

For KLM, sustainability in air travel is a big deal. At the recent IATA Annual General Meeting in Seoul (South Korea), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines demonstrated that commitment by backing the country’s Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the development of an innovative highly energy-efficient concept aircraft known as the “Flying-V”. And yes, the jet comes in the shape of a “V”, but not in vain....


Virgin Australia completes major biojet trial at Brisbane airport

 With the completion of a major biofuel trial at Brisbane Airport (BNE), Virgin Australia and its partners just became the first to supply renewable jet fuel into a commercial airport infrastructure in the country....