Category Archives: Environment

FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, … More ››

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NATS: Heathrow Holding Times Reduced Thanks to new Technology

Efforts to reduce the amount of time aircraft spend in holding stacks before landing at Heathrow Airport are paying off, according to new statistics from … More ››

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SAS Takes Delivery of its First Airbus A320neo

On October 25, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) took delivery of its first of 30 A320neo aircraft ordered, becoming the first Scandinavian carrier to operate the type. … More ››

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Government Approves Third Runway for Heathrow

The British government has approved a third runway at Heathrow to expand UK airport capacity. The Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling said the decision was “truly … More ››

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UK Government to Make Runway Recommendation Next Week

On October 25, after years of delays, the British Government will announce whether it favours expanding runway capacity at either Heathrow or Gatwick airport. However, … More ››

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Aviation Industry Agrees Historic Emissions Deal

Government, industry and civil society representatives have agreed on a new global market-based measure (GMBM) to control CO2 emissions from international aviation. The historic move … More ››

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China Airlines Becomes new Operator of the Airbus A350 XWB

China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the twin engine widebody airliner. CAL’s A350-900 is configured … More ››

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Birmingham Airport Lights up ATC Tower in Gold for Child Cancer Awareness

Birmingham Airport, UK, is supporting childhood cancer by being part of its awareness campaign. From September 1 Birmingham Airport’s Air Traffic Control Tower (ATC) will … More ››

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World’s Largest Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

Airlander 10, an airship which is currently the world’s largest aircraft, completed its first flight on August 17. It took off from the historic Cardington … More ››

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Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

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