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September 27, 2022, 11:25 AM

IATA Demands ICAO States Back Net Zero Carbon Commitments

IATA's director general Willie Walsh said the 41st ICAO Assembly will be a failure it doesn't end with agreement and government action over net zero goals.

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Senior executives from EasyJet, Airbus and Rolls-Royce in hangar next to hydrogen powered engine model with EasyJet aircraft in background
Sep 27, 2022 - 11:25 AM
IATA's director general Willie Walsh said the 41st ICAO Assembly will be a failure it doesn't end with agreement and government action over net zero goals.
Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus, Melissa Orme and Steve Chisholm cut a ribbon during the opening ceremony of Boeing’s Center of Additive Manufacturing Excellence in Auburn.
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:06 PM
Boeing held an opening ceremony for its new 3D printing facility in Auburn, Washington, on September 23.
Airbus A321neo on takeoff
Sep 23, 2022 - 12:42 PM
The European OEM will need to deliver some 320 airplanes over the last four months of the year to meet its target of 700.
Sep 22, 2022 - 10:14 AM
A new 40-aircraft order for A320neos adds to a previous contract for 96 from Xiamen parent China Southern Airlines.
UTAir Boeing 737-800 operating on airport taxiway
Sep 22, 2022 - 9:12 AM
Russian authorities have asked for consultations with local airlines over the possible purchase of Western airplanes that remain in Russia.
Sep 22, 2022 - 8:32 AM
A purchase order from Mesa Airlines for 29 Pipistrel Alpha Trainer 2 aircraft comes with options for another 75 of the two-seaters over the next year.
An Ethiopian Airlines 737-800 uploads fuel at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
Sep 20, 2022 - 7:52 AM
During an investigation into the August 15 incident in which both Ethiopian Airlines pilots fell asleep during a flight, the captain has resigned.
Air India is renewing its fleet of aircraft.
Sep 20, 2022 - 4:43 AM
Following privatization in early 2022, Air India now intends to add new narrowbody and widebody aircraft through leasing arrangements.
A Republic Airways Embraer E170 prepares to take off from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport in 2018.
Sep 19, 2022 - 3:32 PM
Republic Airways’ proposal to reduce its first officer flight time requirements from 1,500 to 750 hours meets with stiff resistance from the FAA.
Saudia has not kept pace with the growth achieved by Gulf airline rivals Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways.
Sep 19, 2022 - 9:00 AM
The perception is that that existing flag carrier Saudia has been unsuccessful in matching the quality of service of the ‘Big Three’ Middle East airlines.