An easyJet Airbus lands at Gatwick Airport (Image: UK Aviation Media)
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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]

An Easyjet A320neo takes off from Bristol Airport (Max Thrust Digital)
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Bristol Airport hosts Jet Zero event and joins pledge

Aviation and Aerospace leaders from across the South West met at Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) today to discuss working together to help the region meet Net Zero for the aviation industry. Representatives from Rolls Royce, Airbus, easyJet, GKN, Atkins, Vertical Aerospace, Universal Hydrogen and Wood joined the airport to discuss projects [read more]

London Southend Airport
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Southend Airport to be Carbon Neutral by 2027

London Southend Airport (SEN/EGMC) has committed to carbon neutrality by 2027 after achieving airport carbon accreditation. The airport has already begun reducing CO2 emissions which totalled 4,724 tCO²e¹ in 2019, down from 5,133 in 2018 which is a 36% reduction in emissions per unit revenue. Glyn Jones, CEO, London Southend [read more]

A busy scene at London City Airport (Image: UK Aviation Media)
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Seven UK & Irish Airports that have achieved Carbon Neutrality

Six UK airports have already achieved Carbon Neutrality according to Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme (ACA). According to the ACA, to achieve ‘Level 3+ Neutrality’ status the airports must meet the following criteria: Determine emissions sources within the operational boundary of the airport company. Calculate the annual carbon emissions. Compile a carbon [read more]

AirbusZEROe Turbofan Concept
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Airbus: hydrogen-powered aircraft in service by 2035

European airframer Airbus has announced plans for the first zero-emissions commercial aircraft which it says could be in service by 2035. Airbus is developing three ZEROe concept aircraft which will be powered by Hydrogen in what CEO Guillaume Faury called an “a historic moment for the commercial aviation sector”. It [read more]