Tag: electric aircraft

Sustainable aviation fuel won't be enough to decarbonise aviation, non-profit claims

Sustainable aviation fuel won’t be enough to decarbonise aviation, non-profit claims

A new report has found that a number of fuel sources will be required to successfully decarbonise the aviation industry. The non-profit organisation Clean Air Task Force says ammonia and hydrogen will be crucial for the industry to meet its global 2050 net zero carbon emissions target - alongside...

Air New Zealand announces purchase of a next generation electric aircraft

Air New Zealand has today announced the ALIA as the airline's first purchase of a next generation aircraft in its Mission Next Gen Aircraft programme. Designed by electric aerospace company BETA Technologies, the battery-powered all-electric aircraft is expected to join Air New Zealand's fleet in 2...

Swedavia inauguration of new infrastructure for electric aircraft at Visby Airport

Visby Airport’s new charging infrastructure for electric aircraft will be inaugurated. The inauguration of the new electric aircraft charging stations is taking place in conjunction with the first electric aircraft also landing at the airport. “The aviation of the future needs to be sustai...

Finnair signs new electric aircraft agreement

By Edward Robertson Finnair has moved a step closer to having electric aircraft in its fleet following a new agreement with Heart Aerospace. The airline has signed a letter of interest with the electric-aircraft-development company that could see it acquire 20 of Heart’s ES-19 aircraft. T...

United Airlines to Work with Archer Aviation to Accelerate Production of Advanced, Short-Haul Electric Aircraft

United Airlines today announced that it has completed an agreement to work with air mobility company Archer as part of the airline's broader effort to invest in emerging technologies that decarbonize air travel. Rather than relying on traditional combustion engines, Archer's electric vertical ta...

Finavia to speed up the introduction of electric aircraft in Finland

The Finnish airport company Finavia and the Helsinki Electric Aircraft Association have signed a cooperation agreement with the objective of introducing a new generation of electric aircraft in Finland. “Finavia’s objective is to continue the reduction of emissions caused by airport operatio...

Wright Electric begins engine development for easyJet’s electric aircraft

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, today welcomed the announcement by its partner Wright Electric on its engine development program for its flagship 186 seat electric aircraft, named Wright 1.  Wright is engineering electrical systems at the megawatt scale which will be necessary for comm...

Airbus and SAS sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Airbus and SAS sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. The MoU was signed by Grazia Vittadini, chief technology officer, Airbus and Göran Jansson, deputy president EVP strategy &a...

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