Obama administration targeting airliner emissions

Jun 11, 2015

Obama administration targeting airliner emissions

The Obama administration proposed Wednesday to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to human health because they contain pollutants that help cause global warming. Using its authority under The Clean Air Act, the Environmental ...

Boeing completes 787 test flight with 'green diesel'

Dec 4, 2014

Boeing completes 787 test flight with 'green diesel'

Boeing announced Wednesday that it completed the first test flight with “green diesel,” which offers potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in aviation. A Boeing 787 dubbed the ecoDemonstrator successfully flew with 85 percent conventional fuel and 15 percent green diesel, the company said. ...

Aug 26, 2014

Boeing lands $8.8 billion BOC Aviation order on Asian demand

Boeing Co. won an order for $8.8 billion in jets from BOC Aviation Pte. as the aircraft lessor made its biggest-ever purchase to help meet surging travel demand in Asia. Most of the 82 planes are from Boeing’s top-selling 737 family, split between 50 ...

Airbus terminates order with Japan's Skymark for six A380 jumbos

Jul 29, 2014

Airbus terminates order with Japan's Skymark for six A380 jumbos

Airbus has terminated an order for six A380s from Skymark Airlines in a blow to the manufacturer as it seeks to break Boeing’s dominance in Japan and tries to rekindle demand for the superjumbo. Airbus said its decision stemmed from “the airline’s expressed intentions ...