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Tag: Air pollution

Boeing, All Nippon Airways Finalize Order for Two 777 Freighters

Amid strong growth in air cargo, carrier adds large 777s to complement medium-sized 767s Order marks the first 777 Freighters to be operated by a Japanese airline Boeing [NYSE:BA] and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced the Japanese carrier has placed a new order for two 777 Freighters valued at $678 million according to list prices…. Read More ›

HALO research aircraft measures the emissions of megacities

Launch of EMeRGe project to track emissions from major cities such as Manila, Taipei, Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing. Examine Shanghai and Guangzhou more closely. HALO is equipped with a total of 20 instruments to measure the different emissions of large cities. Focus: aviation, environment, air pollution control Air quality in major cities is a hot topic,… Read More ›

Reduced Aircraft Mass

1. Reduced structural and payload weight Some of the ideas dealt with in other sections may have relevance here: the use of ground power augmentation (section 2.2) may serve to reduce engine thrust or the use of detachable or ground located undercarriages (section 4.1.3). However, the most effective approach to a better relationship between power,… Read More ›

SpiceJet

SpiceJet is India‘s favorite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet operates 408 average daily flights to 52 destinations, including 45 domestic and 7 international ones. The airline connects its network with a fleet of 38 Boeing 737NG and 22 Bombardier Q-400s. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers… Read More ›

EASA signs Memorandum of Cooperation with Clean Sky

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on 23 November 2016 with the Clean Sky Joint Undertaking. The MoC formalises and strengthens the cooperation between the 2 organisations and aims to identify viable combined effort and teamwork in all areas of common interest with regard to aviation research. These areas… Read More ›

China’s CDB Leasing places $1.26 billion CFM LEAP-1A engine order

First Chinese lessor to order all LEAP engine models (-1A/-1B/-1C) CDB Leasing has selected CFM LEAP-1A engines to power 100 percent of its first batch of next generation single-aisle aircraft orders. The firm engine order is valued at $1.26 billion U.S. at list price and deliveries are scheduled between 2018 and 2021. “We believe our… Read More ›

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