Are Aviation Taxes an Effective Answer To Climate Change?

| September 20, 2019

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A few days ago, Simple Flying reported that Germany’s government was considering doubling the country’s domestic aviation tax. With anti-flying movements and discussions on various aviation taxes all the rage these days, we must ask ourselves if fiscal tools are an effective answer to climate change.

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Like all things at Boeing, the 797 program has had a turbulent year. Less than a year ago the airframe builder was rumored to be announcing a new airframe at the Paris Air Show and now the Boeing 797 plans have been scrapped. What do we know about the 797 and how did we get here? The Boeing 797 was originally devised as a new aircraft to fill in the ‘middle of the market’ gap that airlines were contending with. This ‘gap’ is defined as aircraft that cater to the 220-270 field of passengers to a range of 5,000 nautical miles. A step up from Boeing’s 737 short-haul aircraft and below the Boeing 787 long-haul aircraft; a medium-haul aircraft, if you will.

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Is Supersonic Travel Compatible With The Environment?

Article | March 12, 2020

New technologies are helping supersonic flying make a comeback. While the aviation industry has been under scrutiny for its role in climate change over the years, Aerion is looking to maintain sustainable supersonic travel with the AS2. This plane will be the first privately built supersonic commercial aircraft ever. Set to enter into service by 2026, the model will deliver a Mach 1.4 supersonic cruise. It will also maintain the fastest subsonic cruise of any jet in history at Mach 0.95.

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Will Flights Like Project Sunrise Be The Future Of Air Travel?

Article | April 20, 2020

With rescue flights crisscrossing the globe and passengers keen to get where they are going as soon as possible, will we see the end of hub to hub travel? Has this current aviation crisis signaled the decline of the current model of aviation we know today? One reporter at Simple Flying gives his opinion.

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Could Altitude Hold The Key To Reducing Aviation Emissions?

Article | February 22, 2020

According to a new study, aircraft altitude could hold the key to drastically reducing global warming. Research shows that a lower flying altitude could help the aviation industry reduce its carbon footprint. That’s despite the fuel inefficiency of low altitude flights. When it comes to the climate, the aviation industry is heavily focused on investing in new technologies to keep passengers in the air. From biofuels to new aircraft designs, the focus is on bringing a green evolution to aviation. However, what if the answer to combatting climate change already existed? It might be a case of casting aside the rulebook and looking at aviation’s carbon footprint from a different angle.

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