Dubai Air Show: The challenges for us all in flying green

Sustainable, renewable and green: environmental goals the aviation industry is now grappling with.

By Russell Hotten, Sameer Hashmi, Adrienne Murray | Nov. 22, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: environment rolls-royce-holdings airbus-group air-travel aerospace sustainability dubai sustainable-living

Investment offer to take Cornwall and Virgin into orbit

Significant backing is offered to Virgin Orbit and Spaceport Cornwall to make Newquay launches happen.

By Jonathan Amos | June 4, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: space-exploration aerospace newquay richard-branson

Inmarsat lays big satellite order with Airbus

The London-based satellite operator announces a major expansion of its telecommunications network.

By Jonathan Amos | May 30, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: airbus-group space-exploration aerospace inmarsat

SpaceX puts up 60 internet satellites

The California firm launches the first spacecraft in its multi-billion-dollar broadband project.

By Jonathan Amos | May 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: oneweb broadband spacex internet space-exploration aerospace elon-musk

UK's Sabre space plane engine tech in new milestone

UK engineers developing a novel propulsion system say their technology has reached a new performance level.

By Jonathan Amos | April 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: space-exploration aerospace bae-systems european-space-agency boeing

Ryanair one of Europe's top polluters, EU data suggests

It is the first time a company not running a coal-fired power plant has come near the top of the ranking.

BBC Science News | April 2, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: pollution air-travel aerospace companies ryanair transport

UK space internet firm OneWeb ready for lift-off

OneWeb secures new funding enabling it to speed up plans for a global high-speed broadband network.

BBC Science News | March 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: oneweb internet space-exploration aerospace

UK's air-breathing rocket engine set for key tests

Important tests lie ahead for the engine concept that could take a plane from London to Sydney in about four hours.

By Jonathan Amos | March 15, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: space-exploration aerospace bae-systems european-space-agency boeing

Climate change: Which airline is best for carbon emissions?

New analysis suggests EasyJet is doing a better job of reducing emissions than its airline rivals.

By Roger Harrabin | March 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: easyjet air-travel aerospace climate-change

Virgin's Unity plane rockets skyward

Scottish pilot Dave Mackay pushes Virgin Galactic's rocket plane faster and higher than it's ever been.

By Jonathan Amos | Feb. 22, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: commercial-space-travel jeff-bezos space-exploration amazon aerospace california richard-branson

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