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World’s first in-flight study of commercial aircraft using 100% sustainable aviation fuel show significant non-CO2 emission reductions

In-flight measurements from an A350 aircraft using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) show a significant reduction in soot particle emissions and formation of contrail ice crystals compared to using conventional aviation fuel Global model simulations estimate 26% reduction in contrails’ climate impact when using 100% SAF Results from the world’s first in-flight study of the […]

Innovative aviation liquid hydrogen project launched

An innovative aviation hydrogen handling and refuelling project, led by Airbus and supported by academic partners, airport operators and leading hydrogen-industry companies, has been launched to demonstrate small-scale liquid hydrogen aircraft ground operations at three European airports. The urge to decarbonise our economy and to develop Europe’s energy independence is leading to a major trend […]

Korean Air to sign contract with Airbus for A350s

Korean Air will sign a contract with Airbus for the procurement of 33 state-of-the-art A350 family aircraft. The deal, which includes 27 A350-1000s and six A350-900s, is valued at USD 13.7 billion. The order will supplement the airline’s long-term fleet operations as it gradually retires its older aircraft. The procurement of the next-generation, eco-friendly A350 […]

Swedavia signs cooperation agreement with Airbus, Avinor, SAS and Vattenfall to promote the development of hydrogen-powered aviation in Sweden and Norway

Swedavia, Airbus, Avinor, SAS and Vattenfall have signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together to develop infrastructure for hydrogen aviation at airports in Sweden and Norway. The goal of the collaboration is to, through a preliminary study on hydrogen, develop a framework and review the conditions for a possible rollout of hydrogen-powered aviation […]

Avolon Delivers First A320neo in Transavia France’s Fleet

Supporting fleet renewal strategy with lower emissions aircraft Avolon has orderbook of 287 A320neo family aircraft Avolon, a leading global aviation finance company, has completed the delivery of the first A320neo in Transavia France’s fleet, as part of a leasing agreement with the French low-cost subsidiary of the Air France-KLM Group. The delivery was celebrated […]

VINCI Airports continues the deployment of sustainable aviation fuel on its network

VINCI Airports and TotalEnergies announce the arrival of sustainable aviation fuel at Saint-Nazaire Montoir airport. Produced from used cooking oils, the biofuel (before mixing) reduces CO2 emissions by up to 90% over the entire life cycle, compared to fossil kerosene. Airbus, the main customer of Saint-Nazaire Montoir airport, will use this alternative fuel to refuel […]

Avolon Delivers 100th Airbus A320neo to Cebu Pacific

Continued growth in new technology fuel-efficient aircraft in Avolon’s delivered fleet Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces it has completed the delivery of its 100th Airbus A320neo. The delivery to Cebu Pacific is the second A320neo delivery under an agreement made earlier this year for the Philippines low-cost carrier to lease three new A320neos. […]

Avolon Delivers 15 Airbus A320/A321neo Aircraft to IndiGo

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces it has completed the delivery of 15 A320neo family aircraft to IndiGo, India’s largest passenger airline. Delivery of the aircraft commenced in September 2022 and was completed February 2023. The sale and leaseback transaction comprised a mix of six A320neo aircraft and nine A321neo aircraft. Paul Geaney, President […]

Pegasus Airlines closes the first ever sustainability-linked aircraft-secured term loan with Ex-Im support

Pegasus Airlines closed the first ever sustainability-linked aircraft-secured term loan (“SLL”), which was guaranteed by UK Export Finance for the financing of ten new Airbus A321neo aircraft. The transaction was led by Societe Generale, acting as global arranger, sustainability structurer, facility agent and security trustee. The highly innovative transaction is remarkable in several respects: it […]