VTT and Neste agreed on building an integrated Power-to-Liquids (e-fuels) demonstration facility at VTT Bioruukki Pilot Centre for CO2 capture, green hydrogen and e-fuels production

Fuente: Neste Power-to-Liquids technologies are on their way to commercialization in scale. E-fuels offer a way to expand the carbon-neutral transport fuel pool beyond biomass-based renewable fuels to replace fossil fuels in existing internal combustion engines. The end product is a transportation fuel suited for aircraft, ships as well as heavy and light road vehicles. Development of high temperature electrolysis, CO2 capture, and hydrocarbon synthesis technologies have been completed in Business Finland funded Veturi E-fuel research project and the integrated technology is now ready for implementation. VTT and Neste have agreed to build a technology demonstration facility at VTT Bioruukki Pilot Centre, Espoo. The work has started by first modifications to the research infrastructure at VTT Bioruukki. During 2022 and [...]

2022-06-22T16:47:44+03:00June 22nd, 2022|News, SUPPLIERS|

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PW127XT-S Engine Selected to Power D328eco™ Regional Turboprop

Source: Pratt & Whitney Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, and Deutsche Aircraft, announced today that the PW127XT-S engine has been selected to power the D328eco™ regional turboprop. The engine will be another model in the XT series which sets a new benchmark in regional aviation, delivering a significant improvement in operating costs and sustainability. The PW127XT-S will be developed according to the D328eco timeline. “We have worked closely with the D328eco team over a number of years to develop the best engine option for the aircraft,” said Maria Della Posta, president, Pratt & Whitney Canada. “The PW127XT-S provides airlines 40% more time on wing, a 20% reduction in maintenance costs with only two scheduled [...]

2022-06-17T17:58:34+03:00June 17th, 2022|News, SUPPLIERS|

For the first time, Sustainable Aviation Fuel has been delivered to New York using existing petroleum pipelines

Source: Neste Corporation Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been safely delivered to New York’s LaGuardia Airport through the Colonial and Buckeye pipeline systems – two essential pieces of American energy infrastructure. The low-emission jet fuel will power a Delta Air Lines flight, marking a seminal moment in the ongoing development and distribution of SAF in the U.S. “SAF is the most effective tool we have to decarbonize our industry,” said Pamela Fletcher, Delta’s Chief Sustainability Officer. “These efforts show how existing infrastructure can be used to transport SAF to East Coast airports and drive down emissions – a critical step as we move toward a more sustainable future for air travel.” This partnership between Delta, Neste, Colonial Pipeline and Buckeye [...]

2022-06-15T17:58:32+03:00June 15th, 2022|News, SUPPLIERS|

SITA to deploy airline technology to manage repatriation of lost items at Passenger Terminal Expo 2022

Source: SITA SITA WorldTracer® Lost and Found Property reduces the cost and time to trace missing property SITA has signed an exclusive agreement with UKi Media & Events to trace and repatriate lost items at this year’s Passenger Terminal Expo, the world’s biggest airport exhibition being held in Paris from 15-17 June. Using SITA WorldTracer® Lost and Found Property, attendees will be able to use their mobile device to register any missing items, which are automatically matched with found items, dramatically reducing the time and cost of repatriating lost items. Every year more than 10,000 people from 130 countries visit the exhibition, with hundreds of personal items being left behind or lost. SITA WorldTracer Lost and Found Property was launched in 2021 to [...]

2022-06-13T17:58:35+03:00June 13th, 2022|News, SUPPLIERS|

IAMA Continues Progressive Advocacy for High-Quality Independent Modifications at Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022

Source: IAMA  IAMA Rulebook V 3.0 to be unveiled  IAMA, the Independent Aircraft Modifier Alliance, is proud to continue its progressive advocacy for high-quality Independent modifications at the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022. Additionally, the alliance will unveil IAMA Rulebook Version 3.0, which has matured significantly since the organization’s launch at AIX in 2019. Since its establishment, the alliance’s top accomplishment has been its development of the IAMA Rulebook. This customer-centric, high-quality standard mandates rules and best practices for delivering first-class modifications and documentation. First released in March 2020, the essential industry resource provides guidance to achieve superior modifications through Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs). Since the initial release, IAMA has progressively refined the Rulebook based on new industry challenges. In keeping [...]

2022-06-10T14:38:36+03:00June 10th, 2022|News, SUPPLIERS|

Collins Aerospace launches FlightHub™ Electronic Flight Folder with access to new fuel savings application

Source: Collins Aerospace FlightHub centralizes data sources and workflows into one single stream for pilots and airlines  Will include integration with Flight Profile Optimization solution for real-time route recommendations that reduce CO2 by saving fuel and time  Scalable solution that supports needs of airlines now and in the future Collins Aerospace is advancing digital aviation solutions that make flight more efficient and sustainable with FlightHub, its new Electronic Flight Folder accessible from an aircraft's Electronic Flight Bag (EFB). FlightHub centralizes data sources and workflows for pilots and airlines, coordinating the lifecycle of an entire flight from start to finish. Collating information into a single stream, FlightHub gives customers fast and easy access to all their flight information, from pre-flight documents, [...]

2022-06-07T15:58:50+03:00June 7th, 2022|News, SUPPLIERS|

As demand for train & air tickets grow, SITA helps SNCF Voyageurs connect to its airline partners

Source: SITA Seamless integration of rail and airline systems provides a smoother journey for passengers As more airlines operating in France offer their passengers train and air ticketing options, French rail operator SNCF Voyageurs has reconfirmed SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, to securely and seamlessly integrate its back-office activities to those of partner airlines. An upgraded API-based solution replaces an existing solution from SITA. It will significantly improve the check-in process delivered in the 20 train stations where the 'Train + Air' service is available. In the past few years, airlines across Europe have increasingly moved to intermodal travel, requiring more integration between air and rail operations. SITA has long played a key role in [...]

2022-06-06T17:33:57+03:00June 6th, 2022|News, SUPPLIERS|

Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Three New Airbus A321neo Aircraft with LATAM Airlines

Source: Air Lease Corporation Air Lease Corporation announced long-term lease placements for three new Airbus A321neo aircraft with LATAM Airlines.  The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered to LATAM in the summer and fall of 2023 from ALC’s orderbook with Airbus. “We are pleased to announce the long-term leases of three new Airbus A321neo aircraft to the largest airline in South America: LATAM AirlinesThis is another important step in LATAM’s fleet modernization and network strategy optimization,” said Steven Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation.

2022-06-03T17:53:30+03:00June 3rd, 2022|AIRLINES, News, SUPPLIERS|

Rick Deurloo Succeeds Carroll Lane as President of Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines

Source: Pratt & Whitney Pratt & Whitney today named Rick Deurloo president of its Commercial Engines business. In this position, Rick will retain his current responsibilities as senior vice president and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) for Pratt & Whitney while assuming overall leadership of the Commercial Engines business from Carroll Lane, who has elected to leave the company for another leadership opportunity. Deurloo will assume this expanded role effective immediately and will continue to report to Pratt & Whitney President Shane Eddy. "Pratt & Whitney's commercial engines business is well positioned for long-term success thanks to its technology and product offerings across a strong portfolio of major platforms such as the GTF, V2500 and mature engines," said Pratt & Whitney [...]

2022-05-30T13:51:17+03:00May 30th, 2022|News, SUPPLIERS|

Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines Power Inaugural A321neo Flight by Delta Air Lines

Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines Power Inaugural A321neo Flight by Delta Air Lines Source: Pratt & Whitney Pratt & Whitney, Airbus and Delta Air Lines ("Delta") today celebrated the first revenue flight of the airline's first Airbus A321neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines. The event was commemorated with a gate celebration at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, attended by representatives of all three companies, after which the plane departed for San Francisco International Airport. Delta announced the selection of Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to power its A321neo fleet in December 2017, with a total of 155 purchase commitments through 2027. "Our GTF-powered A321neo fleet extends our long and successful partnership with Pratt & Whitney," said [...]

2022-05-22T22:30:05+03:00May 23rd, 2022|AIRLINES, News, SUPPLIERS|