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Pure Electric

Meet Alice, the world’s first all-electric commuter aircraft.
Built to make flight the sustainable, affordable, quiet solution to regional travel.

02/07/22
                                                               

White House targets 20% lower aviation emissions by 2030

By Jarrett Renshaw and Allison Lampert, David Shepardson Photo: Brian Snyder , Reuters

 The White House on Thursday said it is targeting 20% lower aviation emissions by 2030, as airlines facing pressure from environmental groups to lower their carbon footprintpledged to use more sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

09/10/21
                                                               

FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Advances the Future of Sustainable Fuels in American Aviation

President Biden is taking steps to coordinate leadership and innovation across the federal government, aircraft manufacturers, airlines, fuel producers, airports, and non-governmental organizations to advance the use of cleaner and more sustainable fuels in American aviation.

09/09/21
                                                               

DHL Orders 12 Electric Cargo Planes

By Sami Grover

Even as electrification has taken off in everything from cars to lawn care, the idea of removing fossil fuels from such an energy-intensive—and weight-sensitive—application as aviation felt like a far-fetched dream. Yet slowly, we have started to see promising signs for electric commercial flight—at least on short-haul routes.

08/13/21
                                                               

new tri-wing aircraft concept by SE aeronautics could revolutionize commercial aviation

alabama start-up SE aeronautics has unveiled the ‘SE200’, an all-new green widebody airplane design with a tri-wing configuration that could potentially revolutionize the world of commercial aviation. the innovative aircraft concept will carry up to 264 passengers, flying more than 10,000 miles with 80% lower carbon footprint than similar traditional planes.

08/03/21
                                                               

All-Electric Air Mobility

We all want to spend less time traveling and more time living. At Joby Aviation, we’re making that possible with our pioneering electric aircraft. It’s a faster, cleaner, and smarter way to carry people through their lives.

07/29/21
                                                               

Boeing jets emissions data highlights industry’s green challenge

By Tim Hepher ,Allison Lampert and Eric Johnson

 Commercial jets delivered by Boeing Co (BA.N) last year will account on average for emissions equivalent to 1 million tonnes of carbon dioxide each over their 20-year-plus lifespans, a new report from the planemaker shows.

07/28/21
                                                               

Which Flight You Choose Has a Huge Impact on Emissions

By Sami Grover Photo: Aaron Foster , Getty Images

Air travel has an undeniable carbon footprint: some estimates suggest roughly 2.4% of global carbon dioxide emissions come from commercial aviation and passenger aircraft emissions increased 33% between 2013 and 2019.12

07/22/21
                                                               
BBC

Climate change: Airbus aims for ‘climate-neutral’ flights by 2035

By Brendon Williams

Aircraft that produce zero emissions will be flying by the middle of this century and Airbus’s Flintshire plant will play a “critical” role, according to a senior manager.

07/22/21
                                                               

United Airlines to buy 100, 19-seat electric planes from Heart Aerospace

By Allison Lampert Photo: Chris Helgren , Reuters

United Airlines (UAL.O) said on Tuesday it would buy 100 19-seat ES-19 electric planes from Swedish start-up Heart Aerospace, as the U.S. carrier eyes battery-powered aircraft for regional routes.

07/13/21