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ZeroAvia completes first hydrogen test flight campaign

Leading aviation hydrogen power specialists ZeroAvia has successfully completed it’s first test campaign with its Dornier Do228 test bed. The aircraft has been retro-fitted with a ZA600 Hydrogen-electric engine which has undergone initial endurance and altitude tests which meet the highest anticipated results. ZeroAvia have operated 10 flights from Cotswolds [read more]

Jet2 Boeing 737 (Image: UK Aviation Media)
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Jet2 completes first sustainable FX agreement with Lloyds Bank as it strives to decarbonise

Leeds-Bradford based holiday airline Jet2 has completed the first Foreign Exchange (FX) agreement with Lloyds Bank which is sustainaby linked. Carrying out sustainable transcatioms will help the airline move towards its decarbonisation goal of reducing the gCO2 emissions per passenger kilometre travelled. Lloyds Bank has worked with Jet2 for some [read more]

Wizz Air A321neo
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Wizz Air to make Luton an all A321neo base

Hungarian Low-cost carrier (LCC) Wizz Air and its UK subsidiary Wizz Air UK has confirmed it will make London Lution (LTN/EGGW) an all Airbus A321neo base by 2025. The airline currently has 11 aircraft based at London Luton which are a mix of Airbus A320, A321 Neo and classic types. [read more]

SAF Fuelled ATR (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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ATR and Air New Zealand deepen partnership to decarbonise air transport

European airframer ATR has announced it is deepening its relationship with Air New Zealand (NZ/ANZ) to accelerate developing and introducing low-emission aircraft technology in New Zealand. The collaboration will launch an initiative called ‘Mission Next Gen Aircraft’ which will see Air New Zealand partner with several industry and academic stakeholders [read more]

Airbus and ATR commit to the decarbonisation of the air transport sector with SAF production
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Airbus and ATR commit to the decarbonisation of the air transport sector with SAF production

French airframer ATR and French Aerospace Giant Airbus, together with the French Government, the Occitanie Region, Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, and Aerospace Valley, have committed to a pledge to decarbonise the aviation sector. The commitment will see the acceleration of the development, production and use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the [read more]

NASA has selected Boeing and its industry team to lead the development and flight testing of a full-scale Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) demonstrator airplane.
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NASA awards sustainable flight contract to Boeing

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded a contract for the development and flight testing of a full-scale Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) demonstrator aeroplane to Boeing. The demonstrator will test technologies as part of the Sustainable Flight Demonstrator (SFD) program and will inform future designs that could lead [read more]