Pontifications: “What can be. What should be.”

Jan. 17, 2023, © Leeham News: “What can be. What should be.” This was the title of an address last week at the University of Washington’s aerospace department. The speaker: the former CEO of The Boeing Co., Phil… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 53. Sustainable Aviation Fuel

January 13, 2023, ©. Leeham News: Last week, we could see in an example how effective Sustainable Aviation Fuel, SAF, blended into our regular Jet fuel, would be in reducing CO2 emissions until 2050. It’s the only technology… Read More

Boeing needs “real honest-to-God product development:” ex-CEO

By Scott Hamilton Jan. 10, 2023, © Leeham News: An ex-chief executive officer of The Boeing Co. said Jan. 9 that the company needs to undertake “real honest-to-God” product development, or it will lose the skills required to… Read More

Airbus Summit Showcases Sustainability Status

By Bjorn Fehrm December 7, 2022, © Leeham News was at Airbus Summit: Airbus briefed media and influences on its Sustainability progress during briefings in Toulouse and Munich last week. Here is an update on where Airbus is… Read More

Regulators need to understand realities, complexities of achieving ecoAviation goals

Subscription Required Now open to all readers. By Scott Hamilton Dec. 5, 2022, © Leeham News: Battery power. Hybrid-battery. Hydrogen. Hydrogen-hybrid. Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Whatever the path chosen by the hundreds of companies seeking greener commercial aviation, government… Read More

“The music will stop” because aviation will miss target “green” deadlines: Boeing’s Calhoun

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton David Calhoun. Source: Boeing. Oct. 24, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing CEO David Calhoun believes that the plethora of concepts for shifting to “green” aviation may be confusing policymakers. And, he says, the… Read More

ICAO report outlines steps to reduce aviation’s carbon output

Subscription Required By BRYAN CORLISS Sept. 5, 2022, © Leeham News: Saying the climate crisis now is at “Code Red for Humanity,” the UN-sponsored International Civil Aviation Organization is calling on nations and companies to increase their investments… Read More

Sustainability progress “depends on where you snap the line”

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton July 11, 2022, © Leeham News: When it comes to sustainable aviation, what’s real and what’s greenwashing, “it depends on where you snap the line,” says a managing director at the consultancy Accenture…. Read More

Airbus aggressively seeks to reduce corporate, industry emissions footprint

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton April 25, 2022, © Leeham News: Airbus is charging ahead with its ZEROe ecoAviation research and development, focused on hydrogen (H2) power while supporting efforts for Sustainable Aviation Fuel in the meantime. Airbus… Read More