Tag: Net Zero Carbon emissions

Timsan: Evolving with the needs of the GSE market

Timsan: Evolving with the needs of the GSE market

Turkey-headquartered ground support equipment (GSE) manufacturer Timsan tells Airside that the needs of the market are evolving. As sustainability takes to the forefront for GSE operators, a new, modern market is emerging. Decarbonising operations is a priority for stakeholders across the aviati...

Schiphol trials electric autonomous shuttle buses as part of sustainability drive

Schiphol trials electric autonomous buses as part of sustainability drive

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is trialling the use of electric autonomous shuttle buses as a part of its ambition to have emission-free autonomous ground operations by 2050. Two self-driving Ohmio buses are following a fixed route and making stops at various locations on Schiphol's airside. The s...

dnata CEO: 'Sustainable GSE will help reduce our carbon footprint by 50% by 2030 compared to 2022'

dnata CEO: ‘Sustainable GSE will help reduce our carbon footprint by 50% by 2030 compared to 2022’

Sustainability is "at the heart of what we do", dnata CEO Steve Allen told journalists recently when he shared the ground handler's carbon footprint reduction strategy for 2030. Last week, Airside was invited to tour dnata's Dubai headquarters and airport facilities, where the ground handling bos...

REVIEW: Sustainable Future Aviation Symposium outlined key decarbonisation routes

The Sustainable Future Aviation Symposium hosted by Coventry University yesterday (Wednesday 21 February) highlighted a number of key themes in addressing the challenges ahead for the global aviation industry. In spite of the global industry's 2050 net zero carbon emissions target, the conference...

Virgin Atlantic makes first transatlantic flight with sustainable fuel

Virgin Atlantic's highly anticipated transatlantic flight running on "100 per cent" sustainable aviation fuel is set to take off today. The "historic" flight, dubbed Flight100, taking off from London Heathrow this morning and landing later today at New York JFK, has been hailed as an industry fir...

ICAO delivers global framework to implement clean energy transition

During the third ICAO Conference on Aviation and Alternative Fuels, the international aviation sector has taken a giant leap to accelerate decarbonisation. By the adoption of a new global framework for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and other clean energies, ICAO and its member states have agree...

UK government announces £53m funding for SAF industry

The UK government has announced £53 million in funding to boost the UK's sustainable aviation fuel industry. From utilising forest waste to transforming power to liquid fuel, nine "pioneering" projects helping to create a "brighter, cleaner future" have been awarded a share of funding in the lat...

Ireland could have €2.55b SAF industry by 2050, report says

Ireland could have €2.55b SAF industry by 2050, report says

A new report claims that Ireland could have a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry with a €2.55b revenue by 2050. The study, produced by SkyNRG and SFS Ireland, in a partnership supported by Avolon, Boeing and ORIX Aviation, was launched today by the Irish minister for enterprise, trade and...

Hydrogen-powered flights - airbus

easyJet, Rolls-Royce and Airbus call on UK to fund hydrogen-powered flying

easyJet, Rolls-Royce and Airbus have joined forces to try to position Britain at the forefront of hydrogen-powered flying as the aviation industry looks increasingly to decarbonise by 2050. The three companies, along with  Ørsted, GKN Aerospace and Bristol Airport, have established a new group ...

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