As the climate crisis gets ever more paramount, the aviation industry must do all it can to minimise its effects on the environment. Could waste gases be the answer?
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Manchester Airport has called upon the government to recognise the critical role the airport will play in driving economic growth across the UK.
A new route to Boston will be introduced to the growing number of destinations at Edinburgh Airport, with Delta Air Lines operating the service for summer 2019.
London Gatwick has recorded the busiest September in its history, with 4.5 million passengers travelling through, and as passenger numbers continue to rise, Gatwick was also recognised by the Carbon Trust for its significant carbon footprint reduction last year.
The new fuel technology captures and recycles carbon-rich industrial waste gases from steel mills into ethanol – gases that would otherwise go up the chimney into the atmosphere.
Among airline figures called to give evidence in a House of Commons Committee hearing, the CEO of International Airlines Group gave a damning assessment of Heathrow's capability to deliver an on time and on budget expansion.
Quintiq announced today that their software application has been selected by Virgin Atlantic Airways to plan and optimise ground staff at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3.
27 October 2014 | By Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic has announced that the UK’s largest bank, HSBC, is joining its exciting partnership with LanzaTech in preparation for a world-first flight using a ground-breaking low carbon fuel...
17 June 2014 | By David Bulman, Director of Information Technologies at Virgin Atlantic Airways
From streamlining and automating check-in and security procedures, to the rise in cloud technologies, we are moving towards a new era in air travel, says David Bulman, Director of Information Technologies at Virgin Atlantic Airways.
28 March 2014 | By SITA
Part of the 2014 Wearable Technology Show, the award recognized the companies for a pioneering pilot, which tested how Google Glass and Sony Smartwatches could enhance the passenger experience...
11 February 2014 | By SITA
SITA develops pioneering new technology for Virgin Atlantic concierges...
25 June 2012 | By Heathrow Airport
Key tests for a successful aviation policy put to Government...
30 April 2011 | By Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic has launched its second Airbus A330 aircraft from London Gatwick, the first time the airline has operated this aircraft type from its Gatwick base...
1 December 2006 | By Sir Richard Branson, Chairman, Virgin Atlantic
I am the first to admit that I am only a recent convert to the need to tackle climate change. I was inspired after meeting the former US Vice-President, Al Gore, who convinced me that I could play a part in convincing others that it was time for urgent change.