Airline Focus

Pre-Conditioned Air Debuts at Sea-Tac

August 15, 2013 0

  The Port of Seattle has introduced a new air conditioning service at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.  Airlines are expected to save more than $15m in annual fuel costs as a result, while greenhouse gas emissions […]

Airports

Dubai Airports Aims to Limit Carbon Footprint

July 8, 2013 0

  Operator Dubai Airports has revealed how Concourse D at Dubai International (DXB) will be as energy-efficient as sustainable as possible. Under the supervision of Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP), the new building will implement […]

Airports

Rental Car Facility Opens at Chicago Midway

April 10, 2013 0

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has opened a new consolidated rental car facility at Midway International Airport.  The building replaces the rental car customer service centres, facilities and lots that were located in and […]

Aircraft

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 […]

Aircraft

Lambert is First in US to Use Bio-Friendly De-Icing Fluid

February 28, 2013 0

Lambert-St Louis International Airport is the first in the United States to use a new bio-based de-icing fluid that is more environmentally-friendly and cost-effective for carriers. Airport Terminal Services (ATS), which de-ices around 30% of […]

Aircraft

easyJet Weight-Reducing Trial

February 25, 2013 0

UK airline easyJet has begun a 12-month trial of the Zonal Dryer system, which has been designed to reduce the weight of an aircraft. The units, made by Swedish CTT Systems, weigh less than 66lbs […]

Aircraft

easyJet Trials Weight-Reducing Technology

February 7, 2013 0

UK airline easyJet has begun a 12-month trial of the Zonal Dryer system, which is designed to reduce the weight of an aircraft. The units, made by Swedish CTT Systems, weigh less than 66lbs (30kg) […]

Environment

Carbon Neutral Green Energy Aviation

November 6, 2012 0

Aircraft noise seems to generate more complaints than other sources of noise pollution that are just as loud.  This complex dilemma is investigated by Inderjit Singh, Aviation analyst and the Head of Aviation at the […]

Airports

Canada’s Greenest

November 6, 2012 0

Paolo Giannico visited Winnipeg, home of Canada’s ‘greenest’ terminal. Winnipeg’s James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (IATA: YWG) is home to Canada’s greenest terminal building.  The facility, which opened for business last year, represents a new […]