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

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

Satellite plane-tracking goes global

A new space-based system to monitor aircraft worldwide is live and being trialled over the Atlantic.

By Jonathan Amos | April 2, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: space-exploration oceans air-travel

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

Funding flows for UK’s ‘revolutionary’ Sabre rocket engine - BBC News

The £60m UK government investment in the "revolutionary" Sabre rocket engine concept has finally started to flow.

Jonathan Amos | July 12, 2016
~6 mins |

Tags:  farnborough-airport  international-space-station  space-exploration  air-travel  bae-systems  engineering

Solar Impulse grounded until 2016 - BBC News

The Swiss team trying to fly a solar-powered plane around the world has abandoned its effort for this year.

By Jonathan Amos | July 15, 2015
~3 mins |

Tags:  solar-power  air-travel

Solar Impulse grounded for 2-3 weeks - BBC News

The record-breaking Solar Impulse plane will be grounded in Hawaii for at least two weeks because of battery damage.

By Jonathan Amos | July 11, 2015
~3 mins |

Tags:  solar-power  air-travel

Solar Impulse breaks solo record - BBC News

The Solar Impulse plane has broken the record for the longest non-stop solo flight without refuelling.

By Jonathan Amos | July 2, 2015
~4 mins |

Tags:  solar-power  renewable-energy  air-travel  engineering

Solar Impulse attempts to cross weather front - BBC News

A solar-powered plane that is attempting to cross the Pacific Ocean is encountering its first weather front.

By Rebecca Morelle | June 30, 2015
~3 mins |

Tags:  solar-power  renewable-energy  air-travel  engineering

Solar Impulse passes 'point of no return' over Pacific - BBC News

A solar-powered plane has passed the "point of no return" in its second bid at making a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean.

By Rebecca Morelle | June 29, 2015
~4 mins |

Tags:  solar-power  renewable-energy  air-travel  engineering

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