Sustainability http://www.timesaerospace.aero/ en Airbus and TotalEnergies sign strategic partnership for SAF http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/sustainability/airbus-and-totalenergies-sign-strategic-partnership-for-saf <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">In line with the objective of achieving net carbon neutrality of aviation by 2050, this partnership aims to contribute to the reduction of the sector's CO2 emissions, in which Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) play a key role. SAF supplied by TotalEnergies can reduce up to 90% CO2 emissions over their lifecycle compared to their fossil fuel equivalent. </span></span></span></span></p> <p><strong><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The partnership will cover two main areas:</span></span></span></span></strong></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The supply by TotalEnergies of sustainable aviation fuels for more than half of Airbus’ needs in Europe.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">A research and innovation programme aimed at developing 100% sustainable fuels tailored to the design of current and future aircraft. The impact of the composition of sustainable aviation fuels on the reduction of CO2 emissions and non-CO2 effects, such as contrails, will also be studied.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Airbus and TotalEnergies confirm their common ambition to promote SAF technology and to strengthen their collaboration to decarbonise the aviation industry:</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">TotalEnergies has been supplying the SAF used by Airbus for its aircraft deliveries in Toulouse since 2016.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">TotalEnergies also supplied the fuel for several first SAF flights with Airbus aircraft:</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">In May 2021, the 1st long-haul flight using French-produced SAF with an A350 between Paris and Montreal;</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">In November 2021, the first flight of a H225 helicopter, from the "Super Puma" family, using 100% SAF;</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">In March 2023, the first A321neo flight with 100% SAF.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Patrick Pouyanné, chairman and chief executive officer of TotalEnergies, said: "The development of sustainable aviation fuels is at the heart of our Company's transition strategy. We are happy to form a strategic alliance with Airbus to play our part in meeting the challenge of aviation decarbonisation together. TotalEnergies has been working hard to respond to the sector’s new demand for a reduced carbon footprint. Our Company has set itself a target of 1.5 million tons of annual SAF production by 2030".</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Guillaume Faury, Airbus CEO, said: "Accelerating the deployment of sustainable aviation fuels is essential if we are to meet our targets for reducing carbon emissions from aviation by 2030. This partnership between Airbus and TotalEnergies demonstrates the willingness of aerospace manufacturers and major energy producers and suppliers to work together to meet this challenge. We are determined to meet our decarbonisation targets and ensure that aviation can continue to play its valuable role for society in the future."</span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2024-02-26T12:00:00Z">Mon, 26/02/2024 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Airbus and TotalEnergies have signed a strategic partnership to address the challenges of decarbonising aviation through sustainable aviation fuels.</span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/africa" hreflang="en">Africa</a></div> <div><a href="/south-asia" hreflang="en">South Asia</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> <div><a href="/maintenance" hreflang="en">Maintenance</a></div> <div><a href="/manufacturing" hreflang="en">Manufacturing</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-1" id="vote" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-1" action="/taxonomy/term/31/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--2--description" id="edit-vote--2" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--2--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"> <span class="empty">No votes yet</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input class="js-hide button js-form-submit form-submit" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit" name="op" value="Rate" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-xogeex77nlooetycdyoh7bb7euo9qx8nl7bvcn8mi6m" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-xOGeex77nlOoetycdyoh7Bb7euo9QX8NL7BVcn8mi6M" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-1" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_1" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" loading="lazy" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2024-02/GG2zhTRXUAEGJ9K.jpg" width="978" height="550" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Mon, 26 Feb 2024 10:29:00 +0000 eNethersole 68007 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Emirates Flight Catering fully acquires Bustanica http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/flight-services-and-support/emirates-flight-catering-fully-acquires-bustanica <div property="schema:text"><p class="MsoHeader"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">This strategic move establishes Emirates Bustanica as a fully UAE-owned company, helping sustain the country's vision of enhancing food and water security and its agricultural capabilities. The acquisition empowers Emirates Bustanica to leverage its local expertise and the latest tech know-how to meet the growing demands of the market.</span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Located near Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central, Bustanica’s 330,000sqft facility has the capacity to grow more than 1 million kilograms of exceptional quality leafy greens a year, equivalent to 3 tonnes daily, while using 95% less water than conventional agriculture.</span></span></span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Operating under the brand name Bustanica, the produce is available across all major retailers in the UAE such as Spinney's, Waitrose, Carrefour, and Choithrams. Customers on Emirates and other airlines enjoy this farm-fresh produce in their salads and meals.</span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2024-02-19T12:00:00Z">Mon, 19/02/2024 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p class="MsoHeader"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Emirates Flight Catering has fully acquired Emirates Bustanica and its consumer brand Bustanica, the world's largest indoor vertical farm.</span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-2" id="vote--2" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-2" action="/taxonomy/term/31/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--4--description" id="edit-vote--4" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--4--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"> <span class="empty">No votes yet</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input class="js-hide button js-form-submit form-submit" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--2" name="op" value="Rate" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-hinip6xpuemgzih5-ptiz06uojqtkkncyus6zjgczm" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-HiNip6XPUEMGzih5-_pTiz06uOjQTKKnCYuS6zJgCZM" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-2" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_2" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>On</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/flight-services-support" hreflang="en">Flight services and support</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" loading="lazy" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2024-02/bustanica-insideworld039slargestindoorverticalfarm1.jpg" width="6048" height="4024" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Mon, 19 Feb 2024 10:26:33 +0000 eNethersole 67963 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Emirates joins UK low carbon investment initiative, The Solent Cluster http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/sustainability/emirates-joins-uk-low-carbon-investment-initiative-the-solent-cluster <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The Solent Cluster is a cross-sector collaboration of international organisations, including manufacturers and engineering companies, regional businesses and industries, leading logistics and infrastructure operators and academic institutions.</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Emirates joins over 100 members as part of the Cluster, alongside founding members the Solent Partners (previously the Solent LEP), global energy provider ExxonMobil and University of Southampton. The founding members have each shared details of their vision for the Solent and how it could secure existing jobs and produce low-carbon fuels for a variety of sectors, including aviation.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><strong><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Sustainable aviation fuel potential</span></span></span></span></strong></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The Solent Cluster has the potential to create a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) plant with an estimated fuel production capacity of 200,000 tonnes (200 kt) per year. If approved, the plant could start operating in 2032. Jet fuel produced by the SAF plant could avoid emissions of 563 kilotons of CO2 per year by producing fuel with 70% less emissions than fossil kerosene. Existing pipeline networks can supply the SAF from the plant to major airports served by Emirates such as Heathrow and Gatwick.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Emirates’ long-term aspiration to secure UK-produced SAF with The Solent Cluster is in addition to several SAF initiatives the airline has announced over the last year. It follows Emirates’ A380 and Boeing 777 demonstration flights using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel in 2023. Emirates has expanded its partnership with Neste for the supply of SAF in 2024 and 2025 for its operations in Amsterdam and Singapore. The airline also uplifted SAF for the first time at its hub in Dubai for commercial flights in October 2023.</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Sir Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said: “Emirates is proud to join like-minded organisations as part of The Solent Cluster Initiative. The Cluster has strong potential to power clean energy innovation and production and is another step forward in our journey towards long-term SAF adoption within our network. Alongside our fellow members, we look forward to contributing towards these efforts, while also seeing The Solent Cluster’s positive impact to the local economy, Southeast region, and wider industries.”</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Dr. Lindsay-Marie Armstrong, associate professor of mechanical engineering and academic cluster lead for the Solent Industrial Decarbonisation Cluster at University of Southampton, said: “The Solent is recognised as one of the leading contributors of CO2 emissions from energy-intensive manufacturing processes every year. The formation of a decarbonisation cluster that spans the public, private and higher education sectors is a monumental step forward for the region. It will introduce sustainable fuels for local transportation, the aviation and the shipping sectors; create low carbon energy to heat homes, businesses and public buildings; and open up new highly skilled jobs opportunities. This can only be achieved by working together as a community, covering all sectors and ultimately working with the same desire to achieve a low carbon economic future for the Solent region.”</span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2024-01-30T12:00:00Z">Tue, 30/01/2024 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Emirates has become the first international airline to join The Solent Cluster.</span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-3" id="vote--3" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-3" action="/taxonomy/term/31/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--6--description" id="edit-vote--6" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--6--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"> <span class="empty">No votes yet</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input class="js-hide button js-form-submit form-submit" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--3" name="op" value="Rate" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-sbzw4ai8mjkfgjuafmpfbrnplybua7-jxw2ohumxw6o" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-SBzw4Ai8mJKfgjuafmPFbRnplYBua7-JXW2OHUmxW6o" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-3" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_3" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" loading="lazy" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2024-01/Emirates%20A380.1.jpg" width="1920" height="1080" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Tue, 30 Jan 2024 10:11:44 +0000 eNethersole 67807 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Saudi Arabia launches cutting-edge Air Mobility Initiative http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/general-aviation/saudi-arabia-launches-cutting-edge-air-mobility-initiative <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The initiative promises to revolutionise the Saudi aviation sector, positioning it as a leader in Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) in the Middle East through sustainable and state-of-the-art technologies.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The initiative comprises a spectrum of pioneering solutions, from unmanned aircraft systems to vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. These advancements aim to enhance the safety, soundness, and sustainability of air transport, significantly accelerating the mobility of people and goods while addressing environmental concerns.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Captain Sulaiman bin Saleh Al-Muhaimidi, GACA Vice President of Aviation Safety and Environmental Sustainability, emphasised the transformative potential of the initiative.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">"We're not just building a new mode of transportation; we're creating the backbone for the next era of economic and social development in Saudi Arabia," said Al-Muhaimidi.</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">“Successful tests across Saudi Arabia’s diverse landscapes and climate conditions have laid the groundwork for advancements that promise to alleviate traffic congestion, improve emergency medical services, and contribute to the Kingdom's ambitious goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2060.”</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">‘Enabling Advanced Air Transport in the Kingdom’ follows the release of the Environmental Sustainability Development Plan in Civil Aviation in 2022 which seeks to establish a regulatory framework based on best global practices, aimed at minimising aviation's environmental footprint.</span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2024-01-24T12:00:00Z">Wed, 24/01/2024 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of Saudi Arabia has launched the "Enabling Advanced Air Transport in the Kingdom" initiative.</span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> <div><a href="/technology" hreflang="en">Technology</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-4" id="vote--4" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-4" action="/taxonomy/term/31/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--8--description" id="edit-vote--8" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--8--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"> <span class="empty">No votes yet</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input class="js-hide button js-form-submit form-submit" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--4" name="op" value="Rate" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-otmv094gjlodlpoasjn4ivsmlquux0moacivrog2bgs" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-OTMV094gjLODlpoASJN4IVsmlQuuX0MOaCIvrOg2BGs" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-4" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_4" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>On</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/general-aviation" hreflang="en">General aviation</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" loading="lazy" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2024-01/EVo%20Capt%20Sulaiman.jpg" width="1600" height="1097" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Wed, 24 Jan 2024 14:19:24 +0000 eNethersole 67755 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero IndiGo to fit its fleet with innovative water nozzles http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/air-transport/indigo-to-fit-its-fleet-with-innovative-water-nozzles <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">As part of the association between IndiGo and Altered, the airline’s fleet of Airbus have been fitted with customised water saving nozzles. This innovative solution will lead to savings from fuel and water cost, along with significant reduction in carbon emissions. This is perhaps the first of its kind application of water conservation solutions for the aviation sector. The modification will also help solve the challenge of water quantity in long flights.</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Captain Ashim Mittra, senior vice president, Flight Operations, IndiGo said, “IndiGo is proud to partner with Altered to integrate this low effort but high impact solution for making our day-to-day operations more sustainable. As India’s leading airline, we are committed to help address the scarcity of natural resources and the increasing impact of climate change. We understand the importance of sustainability for our future generations, and with this new initiative, we aim to conserve water and reduce carbon emissions in our operations.”</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Johan Nihlen, CEO of Altered, said: “Our ambition is to redefine water saving for everyone and partnering with IndiGo gave us a golden opportunity to bring a significant impact through a small change. Today, IndiGo is the world's first airline to integrate our solution across its fleet, setting a sustainable benchmark for the industry.”</span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2024-01-23T12:00:00Z">Tue, 23/01/2024 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">IndiGo has partnered with Swedish innovation company Altered to fit its fleet of aircraft with innovative nozzles to help reduce on-board water consumption by up to 98%. </span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/south-asia" hreflang="en">South Asia</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-5" id="vote--5" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-5" action="/taxonomy/term/31/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--10--description" id="edit-vote--10" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--10--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"> <span class="empty">No votes yet</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input class="js-hide button js-form-submit form-submit" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--5" name="op" value="Rate" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-thsjmqkypy-i6b8i8zbpiox5ldt44vk0vuntdxyoqx0" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-THSJmqKYPy-I6B8I8zbPIOx5Ldt44VK0VuNTDxyoQX0" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-5" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_5" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" loading="lazy" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2024-01/Altered.png" width="2094" height="1176" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Tue, 23 Jan 2024 11:00:30 +0000 eNethersole 67746 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero The UAE and Oman to benefit from new electric cargo operations http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/air-transport/the-uae-and-oman-to-benefit-from-new-electric-cargo-operations <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Odys Aviation is a sustainable aviation company building hybrid-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft and Aramex is a provider of express delivery and logistics services to the Middle East.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Odys Aviation's state-of-the-art aircraft, designed in multiple configurations for cargo, will be capable of delivering all-electric propulsion for distances up to 320 kilometers and will offer a hybrid-electric range of more than 1,200 kilometers. As a result, flights operated via these aircraft have the potential to reduce carbon emissions on pan-GCC flights by up to 76 per cent and provide a zero-carbon air cargo alternative for routes across the UAE, Oman and beyond.</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Under the terms of the partnership, Odys Aviation and Aramex intend to collaborate on the development of autonomous logistics programs which will ultimately introduce cargo flights leveraging Odys Aviation’ cargo aircraft and Aramex’s fleet management capabilities. The first pilot programs will utilise Odys Aviation’s Laila aircraft (22 ft wingspan and 130 lbs payload) and will expand to include the company’s Alta aircraft, a full-scale vehicle with payload capabilities up to one tonne. Aramex intends to support pilot training and a test flight program which will demonstrate the movement of cargo between its regional locations. The teams will further work jointly to tailor Concept of Operations (CONOPS) that will develop Odys Aviation’s aircraft to serve specific local environments. Upon approval from regional regulatory bodies =, the two companies intend to launch operations and commercial activities and expand beyond test programs to demonstrable routes and new markets within the GCC</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The collaboration aims to generate a new GCC network and operating model using VTOL aircraft for Aramex, enhancing the company’s regional presence and providing more sustainable options for customers and partners based in the GCC to ship cargo regionally or internationally via the UAE. Odys Aviation has recently included a significant presence at COP28 where the company’s focus was firmly on advancing the agenda around the decarbonisation of the aviation industry. The agreement also helps advance the UAE-U.S. Partnership for Accelerating Clean Energy (PACE), which was launched in November 2022 and aims to help catalyse $100 billion in clean energy and decarbonisation projects by 2035. Designed for short-haul routes, Odys Aviation’s aircraft will play a pivotal role in defining the future of electric flights in the region and is part of an effort by companies in the GCC to create a framework for coordination, collaborative efforts and information sharing to contribute to the UAE’s long-term sustainability vision.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">James Dorris, Co-Founder and CEO at Odys Aviation, commented, “Our partnership with Aramex signals a steadfast commitment to launching a new generation of VTOL aircraft and we are grateful to be working with the future-focused team at Aramex to bring our vision to reality. Building on our announcement earlier in 2023 that Odys has partnered with the UAE Ministry of Economy's NextGen FDI program, we are excited to be able to continue our momentum in the region and are looking forward to leading the development of a sustainable, low-carbon aviation sector in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and other Gulf Countries.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Alaa Saoudi, chief operating officer - Express at Aramex, said: “We are delighted to partner with Odys Aviation, enabling us to jointly leverage our capabilities for cargo flights, encompassing both short-haul and long-range regional routes. This collaboration aligns perfectly with Aramex’s commitment to delivering innovative and environmentally friendly logistics solutions, along with our net-zero commitments. By integrating Odys Aviation’s state-of-the-art aircraft into our operations, we aim to significantly enhance our cargo delivery capabilities across the UAE, Oman, and the wider region while substantially reducing our carbon footprint as well as supporting efforts of these countries in harnessing the potential of cleaner energy sources for aviation. This partnership will open new horizons for efficient and eco-friendly logistics, as it is expected to cut up to 76 percent of carbon emissions on pan-GCC flights. Not only will this collaboration transform our cargo operations, but it will also make a significant contribution to a cleaner and greener aviation industry while symbolising a new era in logistics—one that prioritises sustainability and innovation.”</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Angad Singh, global director - innovation at Aramex, said: "VTOL cargo aircrafts will provide us with the operational edge for our B2B movements and B2C middle mile. The Aramex Innovation division has been a pioneer in deploying BOTs and drones as a part of our Future vehicle programme. We look forward to partnering with Odys Aviation and deploying long range VTOL crafts, which shall drive us further towards our sustainability and Innovation targets."</span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2024-01-10T12:00:00Z">Wed, 10/01/2024 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Odys Aviation and Aramex are to develop cargo operations in Oman and UAE.</span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-6" id="vote--6" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-6" action="/taxonomy/term/31/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--12--description" id="edit-vote--12" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--12--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"> <span class="empty">No votes yet</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input class="js-hide button js-form-submit form-submit" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--6" name="op" value="Rate" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-jtxjdrtt0003jrh1m1pu3bnwtzi5c9jyzqcahqsm9je" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-JTXJdRTt0003jrh1M1pu3BnwTzI5c9jyZQCaHQsm9jE" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-6" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_6" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" loading="lazy" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2024-01/Image%20%281%29.jpeg" width="2448" height="3264" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Wed, 10 Jan 2024 11:01:32 +0000 eNethersole 67685 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Wizz Air Abu Dhabi and UAE Ministry Infrastructure promote sustainability http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/sustainability/wizz-air-abu-dhabi-and-uae-ministry-infrastructure-promote-sustainability <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The agreement was signed by His Excellency Sharif Al Olama, Undersecretary for Energy and Petroleum Affairs, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure and Johan Eidhagen, managing director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The airline and the Ministry will collaborate on a wide range of areas to raise awareness about sustainability amongst Wizz Air’s Abu Dhabi passengers. This includes online educational campaigns on both organisation’s social media platforms, websites, forums and key stakeholder events. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi and the Ministry will both endorse the ‘Switch off Take off’ initiative, one of the key National Conservation campaigns, which encourages people to be more conscious with energy and water use.&nbsp; With the UAE hosting COP28 during The Year of Sustainability, the agreement comes at a timely moment, as national entities such as Wizz Air Abu Dhabi and the Ministry focus on increasing sustainability programmes across all operations and with key stakeholders.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Wizz Air globally has been recognised as the 'Most Sustainable Low-Cost Airline' in the World Finance Sustainability Awards in 2021-2023, and as 'Airline Group of the Year for Global Environmental Sustainability' by CAPA – Centre for aviation in 2022-2023. The airline continuously operates with the lowest carbon intensity among its competitors, which amounted to 51.2 grams per passenger/km in the first half of fiscal year 2024, an 8% decrease compared to the same period of fiscal year 2023[1]. Wizz Air invests in the latest technology aircraft, embraces SAF, and works collaboratively with partners, regulators, and stakeholders, leading the charge towards a more sustainable air travel.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Sharif Al Olama said: “As the Year of Sustainability draws to an end, we underscore our commitment to continuing to integrate sustainability across the board. Raising awareness among Wizz Air’s passenger will substantially increase the engagement of many people in our sustainability initiatives related to conserving energy and water – a main priority of the Ministry. We are pleased to partner with Wizz Air in this initiative and thank the company for its dedication to becoming sustainable.”</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Johan Eidhagen, managing director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, said: “We are proud to be partnering with the UAE Ministry of Energy &amp; Infrastructure to raise awareness on the importance of greater sustainability and energy efficiency. As a leading national airline, we are committed to reducing our carbon emissions intensity and increasing awareness amongst passengers, partners and stakeholders on steps that everyone can take to act more environmentally conscious. We look forward to greater collaboration with the Ministry through events, online campaigns and awareness initiatives so that we can collectively bring sustainable benefits to our organisations and communities.”</span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2023-12-15T12:00:00Z">Fri, 15/12/2023 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has signed an MoU with the UAE Ministry of Energy &amp; Infrastructure to increase awareness on sustainability. </span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-7" id="vote--7" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-7" action="/taxonomy/term/31/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--14--description" id="edit-vote--14" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--14--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"> <span class="empty">No votes yet</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input class="js-hide button js-form-submit form-submit" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--7" name="op" value="Rate" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-kebeqa3ogwddh9h0mefw-b9ohui7zmpue2nmtci-goc" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-keBeQA3oGWdDh9h0mEfw-b9OHui7zmPUE2nMtci-gOc" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-7" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_7" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>On</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" loading="lazy" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2023-12/MicrosoftTeams-image%20%2889%29.png" width="1024" height="721" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Fri, 15 Dec 2023 13:04:58 +0000 eNethersole 67625 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Riyadh Air appoints Swiss Aviation Software on sustainability plans http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/technology/riyadh-air-appoints-swiss-aviation-software-on-sustainability-plans <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Riyadh Air will play a significant role in promoting Saudi Arabia's economic and cultural interests globally, aiding in the development of Riyadh as a major destination in the Middle East.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The newly signed partnership will involve aligning AMOS’s capabilities with Riyadh Air’s strategic goals, such as enhancing customer satisfaction, improving operational reliability, and driving innovation in maintenance operations.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Peter Bellew, Riyadh Air’s chief operating officer, commented: “We are building our technical capabilities to ensure readiness for our first flight in 2025 and an important part of this process is to ensure we have world class partners in place across the business. We plan to pioneer the use of AMOS to drive our sustainability plans from day one integrating it to enable fuel and carbon saving across our fleets.&nbsp; By selecting AMOS, we are further demonstrating the ongoing implementation of our detailed roadmap that brings on board industry leading technology well in advance of operations. AMOS provides us a strong solution to deliver reliable operational efficiencies and ensuing guest satisfaction.”</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Swiss AviationSoftware’s CEO Fabiano Faccoli added: “We are proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with Riyadh Air and to support them in their commitment to being a visionary in the aviation industry. Riyadh Air will be the first digital-native airline and we are very much looking forward playing a significant role in achieving this ambitious target by leveraging AMOS’ full potential. Riyadh Air not only reaffirms its dedication to industry leadership but also showcases a strategic embrace of state-of-the-art technology that aligns perfectly with our mutual vision for the future of air travel.”</span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2023-12-14T12:00:00Z">Thu, 14/12/2023 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Riyadh Air has signed a strategic agreement with Swiss Aviation Software to leverage their Aviation Maintenance and Engineering software solution AMOS.</span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-8" id="vote--8" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-8" action="/taxonomy/term/31/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--16--description" id="edit-vote--16" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--16--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"> <span class="empty">No votes yet</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input class="js-hide button js-form-submit form-submit" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--8" name="op" value="Rate" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-od76qljb0mryxlx4p1f805kmffki7ckra3jcjotnjha" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-OD76QlJB0MryxLX4p1f805kMFFkI7cKra3jCjotnJHA" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-8" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_8" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/technology" hreflang="en">Technology</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" loading="lazy" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2023-12/rwfu.jpg" width="2560" height="865" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Wed, 13 Dec 2023 20:07:01 +0000 eNethersole 67621 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Aviation sector welcomes COP28 energy transition outcome http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/events/aviation-sector-welcomes-cop28-energy-transition-outcome <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Haldane Dodd, ATAG’s executive director, said: “This is in line with our expectations of the aviation energy transition. Although the COP28 language could be stronger, it does send a clear signal that change is coming.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">“At the ICAO Assembly last year and in discussions at the ICAO CAAF/3 meeting a few weeks ago in Dubai, this transition towards sustainable aviation fuels was shown to be a vital part of aviation’s own net zero pathways. The COP28 UAE Consensus outcome shows that all parts of the global economy must follow the same trajectory.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">“Although aviation has more challenges for decarbonisation than many other sectors, we are an industry that is committed to meeting this goal and are already delivering what is needed so that governments can set the right policies for sustainable aviation fuel deployment. The finance sector and energy industry must also to join this collective effort.”</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">However COP28 was not able to deliver in one area of importance to air transport. The ‘Article 6’ discussions, which define the operational rules of global carbon markets post-2020, originated in the 2015 Paris Agreement. Eight years later, governments are still negotiating this technical element.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">For aviation, the development of a robust, transparent and functioning global carbon market is an important feeder of the offsets which will be needed as part of the ICAO Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). CORSIA requires aircraft operators to use offsets from 2024, so the lack of progress on Article 6 is of concern to the aviation sector.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Dodd said: “The failure of governments meeting at COP28 to operationalise Article 6 is disappointing, these discussions should be technical in nature and not political. ICAO will continue to access programmes that generate CORSIA credits, but without the full operationalisation of Article 6, the credits remain on paper but not in the carbon market for transaction.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">“In the meantime, bilateral arrangements between countries to authorise Internationally Transferred Mitigation Outcomes (ITMOs) under Article 6 are a positive step, which will ensure that CORSIA compliance can start to take place for aircraft operators. But the finalisation of Article 6 discussions and the operationalisation of its full mechanism will help provide liquidity and strengthen the carbon markets, which should enhance environmental integrity.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">“This would allow aircraft operators to further support out-of-sector climate mitigation measures across the world as we work on scaling up other in-sector aviation measures such as SAF and new aircraft technologies.”</span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2023-12-14T12:00:00Z">Thu, 14/12/2023 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) has was welcomed the outcome of COP28 in Dubai after it called to ‘transition away’ from fossil fuels by 2050.</span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/air-transport" hreflang="en">Air transport</a></div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-9" id="vote--9" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-9" action="/taxonomy/term/31/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--18--description" id="edit-vote--18" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--18--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"> <span class="empty">No votes yet</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input class="js-hide button js-form-submit form-submit" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--9" name="op" value="Rate" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-x-uudcx-nsgxmrjtwhnhctdabemnweskobm0x7dvbey" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-X-uudCX-nsGxmrJtwHNHcTDABEMnWEskobM0X7dVBeY" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-9" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_9" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/events" hreflang="en">Events</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" loading="lazy" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2023-12/dxb-sunset-a380.jpeg" width="3664" height="1695" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Wed, 13 Dec 2023 19:42:17 +0000 eNethersole 67619 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero Dubai Airports & Etihad Energy Services partner for sustainable retrofit http://www.timesaerospace.aero/news/airports/dubai-airports-etihad-energy-services-partner-for-sustainable-retrofit <div property="schema:text"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">This aligns with the commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship, with COP28 sustainability goals.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Etihad Energy Services, in collaboration with Dubai Airports, a key operator of Dubai International (DXB) the world's busiest airport as well as Dubai World Central (DWC), is at the forefront of driving substantial positive transformations in energy practices while championing sustainability initiatives. Anticipated to generate significant annual energy and water savings, these projects at Dubai Airports play a pivotal role in shaping a more eco-friendly and sustainable future for the region.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD &amp; CEO of DEWA, said, “In line with the vision and directives of the wise leadership in consolidating a green economy in the UAE, and coinciding with COP28, we are keen to strengthen cooperation with government and private organisations that share the same vision with us to consolidate environmental sustainability and achieve carbon neutrality. Sustainability is our central focus. Our cooperation with Dubai Airports marks a pivotal step in our commitment to environmental sustainability, addressing energy e</span></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Cambria Math&quot;,serif"><span style="color:black">ffi</span></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">ciency through retrofit measures and embracing clean energy with solar integration. Through these projects, Etihad Energy Services aims to play a key role in achieving Dubai’s vision to reach a sustainable future.”</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Paul Griffiths, chief executive o</span></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Cambria Math&quot;,serif"><span style="color:black">ffi</span></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">cer of Dubai Airports said: "Dubai Airports is steadfast in our commitment to facilitating efficient global air connectivity while prioritising environmental sustainability at Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC). Our collaboration with Etihad Energy Services on energy-efficient projects represents our dedication to embracing innovative and sustainable practices. These endeavours align with the UAE's strategic initiative to achieve Net Zero by 2050 and with the aviation industry's united effort to continue decarbonising operations, to collectively forge a path towards a brighter and more sustainable future.”</span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div> <div>Posted date</div> <div><time datetime="2023-12-12T12:00:00Z">Tue, 12/12/2023 - 12:00</time> </div> </div> <div> <div>First paragraph</div> <div><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Dubai Airports and Etihad Energy Services have entered a collaboration comprising an innovative retrofit initiative and an extensive solar integration project.</span></span></span></span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div>Regions</div> <div> <div><a href="/middle-east-and-north-africa" hreflang="en">Middle East and North Africa</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Other topics</div> <div> <div><a href="/sustainability" hreflang="en">Sustainability</a></div> </div> </div> <div> <div>Rate</div> <div><form class="fivestar-form-10" id="vote--10" data-drupal-selector="fivestar-form-10" action="/taxonomy/term/31/feed" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8"> <div class="clearfix fivestar-average-text fivestar-average-stars fivestar-form-item fivestar-basic"><div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-fivestar form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <div class="js-form-item form-item js-form-type-select form-item-vote js-form-item-vote form-no-label"> <select class="vote form-select" data-drupal-selector="edit-vote" aria-describedby="edit-vote--20--description" id="edit-vote--20" name="vote"><option value="-">Select rating</option><option value="20">Give it 1/5</option><option value="40">Give it 2/5</option><option value="60">Give it 3/5</option><option value="80">Give it 4/5</option><option value="100">Give it 5/5</option><option value="0">Cancel rating</option></select> <div id="edit-vote--20--description" class="description"> <div class="fivestar-summary fivestar-summary-average-count"> <span class="empty">No votes yet</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div><input class="js-hide button js-form-submit form-submit" data-drupal-selector="edit-submit" type="submit" id="edit-submit--10" name="op" value="Rate" /> <input autocomplete="off" data-drupal-selector="form-yncjy-qn6vw3jbpxoes4i9odpf-idghdseu5gaeiiy" type="hidden" name="form_build_id" value="form-_yNcjY-qn6Vw3JbPXoES4I9ODPf-IdGhdSeu5GAeIiY" /> <input data-drupal-selector="edit-fivestar-form-10" type="hidden" name="form_id" value="fivestar_form_10" /> </form> </div> </div> <div> <div>Top story</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Article main topic</div> <div><a href="/airports" hreflang="en">Airports</a></div> </div> <div> <div>Redirected</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Moved to features</div> <div>Off</div> </div> <div> <div>Lead image:</div> <div> <img property="schema:image" loading="lazy" src="/sites/aerospace/times/files/2023-12/Dubai%20Airports%20DXB%20Q3%20Traffic_2.jpg" width="7691" height="5127" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> <div> <div>New batch</div> <div>Off</div> </div> Tue, 12 Dec 2023 15:37:59 +0000 eNethersole 67607 at http://www.timesaerospace.aero