Neste’s acquisition of used cooking oil collection and aggregation business from Crimson Renewable Energy in the United States is completed

Source: Neste Corporation In November 2022, Neste announced that it would acquire the used cooking oil (UCO) collection and aggregation business and related assets on the US West Coast from Crimson Renewable Energy Holdings, LLC. The acquisition has been approved by regulatory authorities, and the transaction has been closed. The acquisition includes shares in SeQuential Environmental Services, LLC, and Pure, LLC, as well as a UCO processing plant in Salem, Oregon. Through the transaction, Neste acquired a leading UCO collection and recycling business on the US West Coast, covering the collection, logistics and storage of UCO in California, Oregon and Washington. "The completion of this transaction is another important step for Neste in growing renewable and circular solutions, following our [...]

2023-01-16T19:23:24+02:00January 16th, 2023|News, SUPPLIERS|

ATR Statement/Declaración de ATR

Source/Fuente: ATR ATR has been informed that an accident occurred in Nepal involving an ATR 72-500. Our first thoughts are with all the individuals affected by this. The ATR specialists are fully engaged to support both the investigation and the customer/ATR ha sido informada de que se ha producido un accidente en Nepal con un ATR 72-500. Nuestros primeros pensamientos están con todas las personas afectadas por esto. Los especialistas de ATR están completamente comprometidos para apoyar tanto la investigación como al cliente.

2023-01-16T16:54:06+02:00January 16th, 2023|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Emirates invests in high-speed inflight broadband onboard 50 new A350 aircraft

Source: Emirates Emirates will offer passengers yet another opportunity to ‘fly better’, with new high-speed, inflight broadband powered by Inmarsat’s GX Aviation, onboard 50 new Airbus A350 aircraft - scheduled to enter service in 2024. The new agreement will significantly improve the passenger experience with enhanced connectivity and greater global coverage, even on flights over the Arctic. The Airbus A350s will be the first Emirates aircraft to take advantage of Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) satellite network, which powers the world’s first and only globally available broadband network, ensuring passengers can enjoy uninterrupted global connectivity, no matter their destination, including the North Pole. The advanced high-speed capabilities of the broadband will enable Emirates passengers to stay connected with family and friends, browse [...]

2023-01-13T22:27:40+02:00January 16th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

TAP doubles intercontinental flights from Porto in 2023

Source: TAP Portuguese airline launches new route Porto – Luanda Porto - New York increases from two flights per week to daily (seven flights per week) Enhanced summer schedule of three flights a week from Francisco Sá Carneiro airport to São Paulo and two to Rio de Janeiro for the entire summer period Reinforcement of frequencies on popular European routes to Geneva, and Zurich 10 percent increase in capacity to Paris, London, Luxembourg, and Funchal through the use of A320 aircraft only Lisbon - Oporto “Air Bridge” exclusively with jets combined with a 10 percent capacity increase during the summer period TAP will strongly reinforce its activity at Porto airport next summer by increasing its offer on several routes and [...]

2023-01-13T22:26:52+02:00January 16th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines Achieve Milestone Fuel and Emissions Savings

Source: Pratt & Whitney We’re kicking off the New Year with two major milestones for our GTF engines. Since entry into service, the industry’s only geared propulsion system has saved 1 billion gallons (nearly 4 billion liters) of fuel and 10 million metric tons of carbon emissions. During this time, we’ve continued to advance the engine for current and future aircraft. In the past year alone, we’ve improved on the GTF engine’s best-in-class fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions for the A320neo family. We successfully tested the more powerful GTF Advantage engine on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), started engine certification testing and worked with Airbus to begin development flight testing on an A320neo aircraft. We also announced plans to enhance our distinctive geared fan architecture with [...]

2023-01-16T18:51:06+02:00January 16th, 2023|News, SUPPLIERS|

Porter Airlines unveils premium onboard catering and entertainment partners

Source: Porter Airlines Focus on quality and generosity for all passengers  Porter Airlines is unveiling the details of its updated premium in-flight service offering, with an emphasis on partnering with high-quality Canadian brands. Porter is elevating economy air travel for everyone in its greatly expanding network. Coinciding with the airline’s strategy to grow in markets throughout North America using new Embraer E195-E2 aircraft*, as well as its existing De Havilland Dash 8-400 fleet, travellers will enjoy a new level of generosity and thoughtful service that is non-existent in economy air travel today. The new aircraft and in-flight amenities come into service on February 1. Porter’s onboard experience transforms expectations for economy air travel. Each partner was carefully selected for its [...]

2023-01-13T22:32:42+02:00January 16th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

KLM Group’s CO2 emission reduction targets for 2030 approved by SBTi

Source: KLM Together with Air France-KLM and Air France, the KLM Group commits to reducing its CO2 emissions by 30% per revenue tonne kilometre (RTK) by 2030, compared to base year 2019; The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved that – in compliance with the Paris Agreement – the emission reduction target for 2030 adheres to the well-below 2°C trajectory; The validation marks an important milestone in KLM’s sustainability roadmap, which encompasses actions aimed at achieving its 2030 CO2 reduction target. KLM is committed to reducing its environmental impact as part of a transparent and responsible sustainability policy. An important part of this relates to its commitment to reduce Scope 1 and Scope 3 emissions by 30% per revenue tonne kilometre [...]

2023-01-16T16:55:23+02:00January 16th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

Delta announces December quarter and full year 2022 profit

Source: Delta Air Lines Generated double-digit operating margin in December quarter with EPS ahead of guidance Expect March quarter revenue to accelerate further relative to 2019 Reiterating outlook for significant earnings and cash flow growth in 2023, including EPS of $5 - $6 and free cash flow of more than $2 billion Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today reported financial results for the December quarter and full year 2022 and provided its outlook for the March quarter 2023. Highlights of the December quarter and full year 2022 results, including both GAAP and adjusted metrics, are on page five of the full release and are incorporated here. "Delta people rose to the challenges of 2022, delivering industry-leading operational reliability and financial performance, [...]

2023-01-13T15:26:21+02:00January 13th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|

ALTA held important meetings in Chile to prepare its 12th Pan American Aviation Safety & Ops Summit that will take place next June in Santiago

Source: ALTA In the context of the upcoming 12th ALTA Pan American Aviation Safety & Ops Summit that will take place from June 12 to 14, 2023 in Santiago de Chile, Patricia de Andraca Sarabia, in charge of the International Aeronautical Relations Section of the Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics of Chile, the Director of Operational Safety of ALTA, Virginio Corrieri, have held meetings in the Chilean capital. The 12th version of the ALTA Pan American Aviation Safety & Ops Summit will be the first event in ALTA's 42-year history to be organised in Chile and from that association, its CEO Jose Ricardo Botelho, points out that "we feel honored by the full support of the Chilean aeronautical authority in [...]

2023-01-13T15:20:03+02:00January 13th, 2023|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Air Canada Announces the Retirement of Lucie Guillemette, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Source: Air Canada New senior management structure will create two new EVP positions Air Canada announced the retirement of Lucie Guillemette, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. Ms. Guillemette, who is responsible for the airline's commercial strategies, will retire at the end of April 2023, ending a highly successful career touching five decades at Canada's flag carrier. Air Canada also announced a realigned senior management structure taking effect with Ms. Guillemette's departure. Mark Nasr, Senior Vice President, Products, Marketing and eCommerce, will become Executive Vice President Marketing and Digital, and President of Aeroplan. Mark Galardo, Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Revenue Management, will become Executive Vice President, Revenue and Network Planning, including responsibility for Air Canada Vacations. The [...]

2023-01-13T15:13:49+02:00January 13th, 2023|AIRLINES, News|