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January 18, 2022, 8:45 AM

Airbus To Lead Creation of Aircraft Lifecycle Center in China

A new facility in Chengdu, China, to dismantle and recycle aircraft will open by the end of 2023.

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Jan 21, 2022 - 12:35 PM
NBAA today released guidance for its newly-launched Sustainable Flight Department Accreditation Program.
Jan 21, 2022 - 11:31 AM
The general aviation community is hoping to issue a new timeframe for a drop-in leaded avgas replacement in upcoming weeks.
Tradewind Aviation CJ3 and PC-12
Jan 20, 2022 - 11:33 AM
Charter operator Tradewind Aviation has launched a new carbon offset program that will automatically add carbon offsets to all of its flights.
Avfuel-branded SAF refueler
Jan 18, 2022 - 12:50 PM
Ross Aviation's FBO at California's Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport is now the latest to offer continuous supplies of sustainable aviation fuel.
Jan 18, 2022 - 8:45 AM
A new facility in Chengdu, China, to dismantle and recycle aircraft will open by the end of 2023.
Jan 17, 2022 - 12:02 PM
In its first year of operation, 4Air has enabled the offset or reduction of one million metric tons of CO2 and facilitated 250,000 carbon-neutral flights.
LanzaJet's Freedom Pines sustainable fuel production facility
Jan 17, 2022 - 11:59 AM
Sustainable fuel technology company LanzaJet has received a $50 milllion investment from the Microsoft Climate Innovation Fund.
EAG hydrogen airliner
Jan 17, 2022 - 11:32 AM
The UK's Electric Aircraft Group says its hydrogen-powered airliner will be able to carry 90 passengers on sectors of up to around 1,200 nm from 2030.
Jan 14, 2022 - 9:54 AM
The EPA has responded to a renewed push to ban leaded fuel, saying it has completed its analysis and could issue an endangerment finding in 2023.
ACI Jet FBO at KSNA
Jan 11, 2022 - 3:35 PM
California-based FBO operator ACI Jet is now stocking continual supplies of sustainable aviation fuel at its John Wayne-Orange County Airport location.