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NEWS May 25, 2023 Aircraft Affected After Mt. Etna Erupts Beside Italian Airport In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 21, the tallest volcano in Europe, Mount Etna, began to erupt. The eruption, which was the most active in 30 years, spewed hundreds of tons of volcanic ash into the atmosphere above Sicily. This prompted¬† ENAC, the Italian aviation authority, to decide to close most of the airspace above Sicily due to the threat that volcanic ash poses to aviation. Read More →
NEWS May 24, 2023 easyJet Opens New Base at Birmingham Airport for 2024 easyJet, the low-cost European Airline which has two different branches, has now set up a new branch and expanded its bases to now include UK Midlands airport, Birmingham (BHX). This comes as the airport takes advantage of new technologies in lowering airport security restrictions. Read More →
NEWS May 16, 2023 UK and US to Strengthen Cooperation in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Development The UK Minister of Transport is meeting with his US counterpart at a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) summit in Detroit to discuss bilateral cooperation on SAF. Read More →
NEWS May 16, 2023 Aviation Hubs in The UAE and Saudi Arabia to Fuel Recovery of Middle Eastern Aviation Market Aviation hubs in the UAE and Saudi Arabia are expected to play a major role in the Middle East reaching pre-pandemic levels of passenger traffic. Airports in cities such as Dubai and Riyadh have been seeing strong results in recent months. Read More →
NEWS May 11, 2023 Rwanda is Constructing a New $2 Billion Airport in Kigali Rwanda has started construction on a $2 billion airport near Kigali that could transform the country into a regional economic hub. Rwanda wants to compete against the likes of South Africa and Kenya to became a center for aviation and international trade. Read More →
NEWS May 11, 2023 Sustainable Aviation: California and Washington's Governors Highlight Progress So Far California and Washington's Governors highlighted their states progress on sustainable aviation. California Governor Gavin Newsom visited an SAF production facility near Los Angeles while Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill on sustainable aviation. Read More →
NEWS May 09, 2023 Delta Introduces Electric Ground Vehicles at Two Hubs, Furthers Commitment to Sustainable Future One of the overlooked parts of commercial aviation is the ground operation airlines must coordinate while aircraft are on the ramp. From loading bags to fueling aircraft, ramp agents use a wide variety of vehicles to assist them with such tasks. These ground service vehicles have traditionally been powered by fossil fuels. Delta Airlines, however, is beginning to replace them with more environmentally sustainable alternates. Read More →
NEWS May 07, 2023 Airbus A350 Freighter Entry Postponed to 2026 and Airbus Q1 Results During the Q1 2023 results briefing, CEO Guillaume Faury announced that the A350 freighter's entry into service date has been postponed from the previous end-2025 time frame by a "few months". Read More →
NEWS May 02, 2023 Ethiopian Airlines Celebrates 50 Years of Service to the UK Ethiopian Airlines is celebrating its 50th year of service to the UK, marking the anniversary of its inaugural flight to London Heathrow in April 1973. Read More →
NEWS Apr 28, 2023 Norwegian Signs Partnership with Domestic SAF Technology Firm Norsk e-Fuel Oslo-based Norwegian Airlines, a low-cost carrier, is betting big on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), referred to as e-fuel by the airline. The agreement will help Norwegian reach their near-term climate goals. Read More →