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Air Seychelles to comply with European emission controls

(eTN) - The European Union (EU) emission trading scheme has been a challenge to airlines flying into European airspace, and foreign carriers have progressively started to comply with monitoring and re

Airlines pledge to improve fuel efficiency by 1.5 percent a year...

MONTREAL — Members of the airline industry group IATA pledged Saturday to improve fuel efficiency by 1.5 percent a year until 2020, and called on governments worldwide to provide incentives to speed

Airlines to buy synthetic fuel from Rentech

Delta Air Lines Inc., AMR Corp.’s American Airlines and six other U.S. carriers agreed to buy as much as 1.5 million gallons a year of Rentech Inc.’s diesel fuel made from plant waste.

BA, Air France propose emissions trading for airlines

British Airways Plc joined with Air France-KLM Group, two airline groups and the U.K.’s main airport operator to propose an emissions trading system for all carriers to help fight global warming.

Airlines fear failure of global climate talks

GENEVA — Major airlines warned on Wednesday that failure to agree on a global approach to emissions trading in climate change talks could hurt their industry by leading to increased taxes and regula

Air New Zealand fits winglets to reduce fuel, emissions

Air New Zealand estimates it will save more than NZ$7.5 million in fuel and 16,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually by fitting performance-enhancing blended winglets on to its five Boeing 767-300ER ai

Air NZ’f flight NZ8 cuts fuel burn and emission

Air New Zealand has once again raised the environmental bar for the airline industry after completing what was dubbed "one prefect flight" from Auckland to San Francisco last Friday.