Tagged as "CO2 standard"
Feb 9 2016
The International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO’s) environment committee has agreed a CO2 standard to be applied to all new in-production commercial and business aircraft delivered from 2028, and a separate technology standard for new aircraft designs from 2020. According to analysis by the …
Nov 18 2015
A new report by ICCT, the independent U.S. think tank, has ranked the fuel efficiency of the top airlines on routes between the U.S. and Europe, finding a 51% difference between the most (Norwegian Air Shuttle) and least (British Airways, BA) fuel efficient airlines.
Jun 12 2015
Past attempts to find a global way of dealing with aviation’s carbon emissions have fallen short, most recently with European countries like the UK trying to impose a carbon regulation but lacking international support, particularly from across the pond. So today’s announcement by the American Environmental Protection Agency that carbon dioxide emissions from aircraft are a danger to the health of the public could mark a turning point.
Sep 5 2014
US Environment Protection Agency to carry out a study of the health risk from aircraft emissions as first stage in its requirement
Sep 12 2013
The International Council for Clean Transportation (ICCT) has published a detailed study highlighting a 26% gap in fuel-efficiency between US carriers on domestic routes. The study, the first to quantify the performance of carriers using publicly available data while accounting …