An easyJet Airbus lands at Gatwick Airport (Max Thrust Digital)
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Q8Aviation signs SAF deal with easyJet

Aviation fuel specialist Q8Aviation has signed a deal with low-cost carrier easyJet (U2/EZY) to supply it with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The five-year-long agreement will see Q8Aviation supply easyJet with fuel that will help reduce the carbon used in aviation fuel and help it work towards the airline’s target of [read more]

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Virgin Atlantic to join SkyTeam alliance

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has confirmed it is set to join the SkyTeam Alliance from early in 2023 opening up over 1,000 destinations for Virgin customers. SkyTeam is a global alliance of airlines including some of the world’s biggest such as Air France/KLM, Delta Airlines, China Airlines, and Korean Air opening [read more]

Rolls-Royce AE2100
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Rolls-Royce set for Hydrogen fuelled engine test

Rolls-Royce has said that they are ready to begin carrying out ground tests on the first hydrogen-fuelled AE2100 aero engine as part of its race to net zero programme. Working in conjunction with low-cost carrier easyJet, Rolls-Royce is exploring hydrogen as a future fuel for aviation replacing conventional fossil fuels. [read more]

An easyJet Airbus lands at Gatwick Airport (Max Thrust Digital)
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easyJet to upgrade A320s with DPO software

easyJet (U2/EZY) is set to upgrade its Airbus A320 family flight management software with a fuel-saving Descent Performance Optimisation (DPO) update. The new software will allow the low-cost carrier to take advantage of Continuous Descent Approach (CDA) into airports saving fuel and reducing emissions whilst also reducing the airline’s noise [read more]