The airline industry is supposed to join the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)—already a requirement for other heavily polluting industries—in January, but the industry has been fighting the requirement.
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Dear Pablo: Two airlines have recently switched from paper flight records to iPads. Is this really an environmental improvement?
TreeHugger recently covered news of two airlines (, followed by United Continental) that
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Lufthansa looks set to make aviation history: Using biofuels on a regularly scheduled route. From July 15, one Lufthansa Airbus A321 will ply the 244 miles route from Frankfurt to Hamburg with one engine burning
The European Union's long-coming plan to include foreign-based airlines in its carbon trading scheme is scheduled to begin in January 2012, which would make all airlines flying to and from Europe to paying for their
Earthbound photographers are capable of capturing incredible images—and digital technology allows even hobby photographers to create images that transcend human perception—but sometimes, a simple
Two on palm oil, from Finland and Malaysia: State-owned airline Finnair has announced that it will not begin using aviation biofuel on some of its routes this year as previously planned. Part of the reason is the
Southwest Airlines is changing its landing procedures in the hopes of reducing emissions, delays, and of course, costs. The move is driven in part by changes mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration that