Faced with global warming, aviation aims to turn green

Will we someday be able to fly without the guilt of causing environmental damage? A handful of firms and regulators hope that the electric revolution in cars will also take to the skies, helping the industry cope with an ...

Airline industry agrees to carbon emissions cap: ICAO

The airline industry agreed Thursday on a framework for reducing its carbon footprint at a UN meeting in Montreal, making it the first commercial sector on its own to tackle climate change.

MH370 mystery spurred efforts to improve aircraft tracking

As investigators prepare to wind down the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search after more than two fruitless years, the airline industry is still working to raise safety standards to prevent another plane from going missing.

A flight management system available to all

The aircraft industry is worth billions. But it's not just jets driving the dollars up—it's the complicated electronics that help them fly.

Air travel and climate: A potential new feedback?

Global air travel contributes around 3.5 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions behind/driving anthropogenic climate change, according to the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). But what impact does a warming planet ...

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