Aviation Won’t Reach Its Goal of Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050, Qatar Airways CEO Says
“We will not even reach targets we have for 2023, I assure you,” Akbar Al Baker said at an IATA meeting on Sunday.
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Air Traffic Control Towers Are Getting a Modern, Eco-Conscious Makeover
Instead of IM Pei’s one-size-fits-all tower from 1962, this new generation will be designed to fit their surroundings. They’ll also be made of recycled steel and renewable timber for sustainability.
This Dubai Hotel Just Unveiled a Lavish Private Jet for Parties Above the Clouds
Anyone can book the party plane for roughly $13,000 per hour.
This Hypersonic Drone Just Flew With the World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Afterburners
The Destinus drone could be the prototype for a hydrogen-powered, hypersonic jet that will travel from Memphis to Frankfurt in 2.5 hours.
Airbus’s Future Planes Will Have See-Through Ceilings So You Can Gaze at the Stars While You Fly
The company just unveiled its new lighter, greener concept, called Airspace.
Bombardier’s New Blended-Wing ‘EcoJet’ Cuts Emissions by 50%—and It’s Hitting the Skies Soon
The design promises to be much more efficient than a conventional jet, eliminating half the carbon emissions of conventional jets.
Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin Will Develop a Moon Lander for NASA
Blue Moon will ideally reach the lunar surface sometime in 2029.
Airlines Are Betting Big on Premium Seats, and Their Planes Are Changing as a Result
American, Delta, and United are all investing in more first-class and business-class space.