Delta to Upgrade MD-88 and MD-90 Fleet

April 8, 2013 0

US carrier Delta Air Lines plans to outfit its fleet of 182 MD-88 and MD-90 aircraft, as well as several flight simulators, with standardised glass cockpits and GPS navigation.  The changes are hoped to improve […]

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EU Postpones ETS Extension

November 13, 2012 0

The European Union (EU) has postponed planned extension of its Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) for a year, in the hopes that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will create a global emissions deal. Climate Commissioner […]

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US Senate Exempts US Carriers from EU ETS Scheme

October 5, 2012 0

The US Senate has passed a bill that enables the US Transportation Secretary to tell US airlines not to participate in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). The move came one week after […]


Global Push to Tackle Emissions

August 7, 2012 0

IATA has welcomed the positive outcome of the Washington meeting, held from July 31 to August 1, 2012, during which 17 of the world’s largest aviation powers met to discuss constructive steps towards a global […]


IATA Criticises EU

September 28, 2011 0

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