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Air New Zealand Says Winglets Will Enable Fuel Savings To Take Off

From businessgreen.com (verified), October 22, 2009

Waste Management, Mission & Values, Resource Management

Air New Zealand says a new fuel-saving wing device installed on its passenger jets is expected to save the airline more than seven million litres of aviation fuel annually – 19 per cent more than originally anticipated.

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Alaska Airlines Test Flight Of RNP Approach Lowered Emissions By 35% Compared To Conventional Landing

From greencarcongress.com (verified), July 25, 2010

Waste Management

Alaska Airlines demonstrated next-generation flight procedures this week during a test flight over Puget Sound that burned less fuel and reduced emissions by 35% compared to a conventional landing. The flight was part of Alaska Air Group’s &ldq...

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Airbus Invites Students To Develop Green Aviation Ideas

From businessgreen.com (verified), July 21, 2010

Resource Management

Airbus has used the Farnborough Airshow to launch the UK arm of its biennial future of aviation competition, this year inviting students to develop their ideas for a greener aviation industry.

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Masdar And Boeing’s Qatari Catch-up

From cleantech.com (verified), January 17, 2010

Waste Management, Resource Management

Masdar, Boeing and Honeywell's UOP today announced details of a jet fuel from saltwater plant research project first acknowledged four months ago.

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BA, Bombardier Announce Biofuel Plans At Farnborough

From environmentalleader.com (verified), July 22, 2010

Waste Management

British Airways has signed an agreement with Solena Group to help build Europe’s first biofuel plant, amid plans to begin using the fuel in its fleet starting in 2014, according to a Dow Jones Report. Also at Farnborough, Bombardier Aerospace a...

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Boeing Reduces GHG Emissions, Energy Use Slightly In 2009

From environmentalleader.com (verified), May 18, 2010

Mission & Values, Waste Management

Boeing has reduced carbon dioxide emissions at major U.S. facilities by 31 percent, energy consumption by 32 percent, hazardous waste generation by 38 percent and water consumption by 43 percent on a revenue-adjusted basis since 2002, according to th...

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Bombardier Exceeds Water, Energy Use Reduction Targets

From environmentalleader.com (verified), December 2, 2009

Mission & Values, Waste Management

Despite missing its target to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 15 percent between fiscal year 2004 and 2009, Bombardier Inc. has cut its GHG emissions by 10 percent and aims to reduce emissions by an additional 10 percent by 2015, according t...

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Airbus ‘Sharklet’ Wingtip Design Reduces Fuel Use 3.5%

From environmentalleader.com (verified), November 16, 2009

Waste Management

Airbus is developing new “Sharklet” wingtip devices for its A320 aircraft that are expected to cut fuel burn by 3.5 percent and reduce 730 metric tons of CO2 emissions per plane annually, reports AIN. This also translates into a fuel savi...

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LAX Signs First Supply Deal For Synthetic Diesel From Rentech

From cleantech.com (verified), August 18, 2009

Resource Management

Los Angeles-based synthetic fuels and fertilizer company Rentech said today it signed a deal to supply up to 1.5 million gallons per year of renewable synthetic diesel fuel for the ground-based equipment of at least eight airlines starting in late 20...

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JetBlue Announces Jetting To Green Environmental Initiatives

From csrwire.com (verified), May 20, 2008

Waste Management, Resource Management

JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq: JBU) today announces Jetting to Green - a suite of initiatives designed to reduce the airline's environmental impact and make a difference within the company, the airline industry and the communities it serve...

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United Airlines Conducts First Commercial Flight With Synthetic Jet Fuel

From sustainablebusiness.com (verified), May 3, 2010

Waste Management

United Airlines (Nasdaq: UAUA) on Friday became the first US carrier to complete a test flight using synthetic jet fuel made from natural gas.

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Airline Urges Bathroom Breaks To Lighten Load, Save Fuel

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 8, 2009

Waste Management

On the bizarre side, Nippon Airline has launched a new initiative that calls for passengers to use the bathroom before boarding to help reduce fuel and carbon emissions

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American Airlines Cuts Emissions 5%

From environmentalleader.com (verified), August 28, 2009

Mission & Values, Waste Management

American Airlines emitted 29.1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents in 2008, down 5 percent from the previous year. Its operational intensity ratio, or emissions as a percentage of revenue, however, increased 0.3 percent because of lower...

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Boeing And Chinese Academy Of Science To Expand Collaboration On Algae-Based Aviation Biofuels

From greencarcongress.com (verified), May 28, 2010

Resource Management

Boeing Research & Technology and the Chinese Academy of Science’s Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology (QIBEBT) have agreed to expand their collaboration to include other research institutions and aviation supply chain e...

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Boeing Pushes Into Smart Grid In The Face Of Defense Cuts

From earth2tech.com (verified), November 25, 2009

Resource Management

Yesterday the Department of Energy awarded Boeing $8.56 million (for a project valued at $17.17 million) to “demonstrate an advanced software technology with military-grade cybersecurity,” for optimizing transmission system operation. In ...

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Boeing, GE Among FAA's CLEEN Contract Winners

From sustainablebusiness.com (verified), June 25, 2010

Waste Management

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Thursday announced $125 million in contracts to develop and demonstrate technologies that will reduce commercial jet fuel consumption, emissions and noise.

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AA Tests Next-Gen Tech For Carbon Emissions, Fuel Savings

From environmentalleader.com (verified), April 11, 2010

Waste Management

American Airlines conducted a test of next-generation technology and procedures on a flight from Paris to Miami to determine their impact on reducing carbon emissions and saving fuel on trans-Atlantic routes

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Aircastle Sponsors Haitian Relief Flight

From csrwire.com (verified), February 18, 2010

Community Impact

Aircastle Limited announced today that it has partnered with Air Canada, The ISTAT Foundation and ONEXONE to sponsor a relief flight to Haiti. The Aircastle B767-300ER on lease to Air Canada departed Toronto with more than 75,000 pounds of food, wate...

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National Airlines Delivers Humanitarian Aid To Haiti

From csrwire.com (verified), January 18, 2010

Community Impact

National Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Air Cargo, announced today it delivered humanitarian aid to Haiti on behalf of the Belgian and Swiss governments.

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KLM Testing MDI AirPod Compressed Air Cars At Schiphol; UC Berkeley Study Finds Compressed Air Cars Significantly Less Efficient Than Battery Electric Vehicles

From greencarcongress.com (verified), December 13, 2009

Waste Management, Resource Management

France-based MDI (Moteur Development International), the developer of a compressed air powertrain and several derivative vehicles, officially handed over the keys to two AirPods to KLM earlier in December. The AirPods are under testing for a minimum ...

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