Photo: Ron Mader, Las Vegas Airport (Some rights reserved)
What would aviation insiders like others understand about aviation? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random format:
Put your face in airplane mode – The Atlantic
What would a flying-free world look like? – BBC @jloistf @BBC_Future
Why must we pay to have a slightly less miserable time at the airport?
U.S. unveils roadmap for net-zero aviation emissions by 2050
Aviation Is as Sustainable Now as It Will Be in Your Lifetime
Airplane pollution set to soar with post-pandemic travel boom – The Hill
Climate change: Jet fuel from waste ‘dramatically lowers’ emissions – BBC
Airbus attempting to create zero-carbon passenger plane by 2035
Eight Shocking Secrets I Learned While Working on Private Jets
Here’s Why So Many Planes Are Still Flying, Nearly Empty
Confusion among U.S. airlines as airplanes fly virtually empty to get bailout funds
Airlines say they’re acting on climate change. Our research reveals how little they’ve achieved
Long-haul, fuel efficient jets underpin demand at Las Vegas air show – Reuters
Just take a seat. You’re not buying real estate.
– Flight attendant on Southwest
Airports are un-places; a place you only visit to leave it again.
– Marcus Bauer, flughafen-leer-steril
‘Reduce the number of flights you take to as small an amount as possible, and if you do ever fly, stay somewhere where your visit will be contributing positively to the wellbeing of local people and their environment’. I’m just struggling to fit it on a banner.
– Jeremy Smith, Sustainable travel – We need to talk about… flying
How safe is it to fly?
Design for Airports – 99% Invisible
The science of running an airline
Pink collar workers in the sky
The airline, the engine maker, the 500 passengers and their lucky escape
Are those who fly with strong green concerns hypocrites? – @bmay
Algae to fuel aviation?
Are biofuel flights good news for the environment?
Change is in the Air – Virgin Atlantic
Thomson Airways today makes aviation history with its first flight for UK customers on sustainable biofuels
http://www.greenaironline.com – @GreenAirOnline
The TSA Blog
Should we stop worrying about the environmental impact of flying?
Flight plan: taking responsibility for aviation emissions (PDF)
The global battle over aviation emissions
The Big Fat Elephant – LinkedIn
News Story EU ETS a “distraction” – IATA chief
Flying Less: Reducing Academia’s Carbon Footprint
Today in the Sky
Air Canada (Canada)
Air China (USA) (China)
Air France (France) – Air France
Aer Lingus (Ireland)
Aeroflot (Russia) – Facebook – YouTube – @aeroflot
Air New Zealand (media releases) @flyairnz
Alaska Air (USA)
American Airlines – Aadvantage Frequent Flyer – @AmericanAir
Hahn Airlines – @HahnAirLines
Iceland Air – @Icelandair
Lufthansa (Germany) – @Lufthansa_USA – Facebook
Southwest – Forum
United Airlines (Mileage plus Call from the U.S. or Canada 1-800-421-4655)
Virgin America – @VirginAmerica
Volaris – https://www.facebook.com/viajavolaris – https://twitter.com/flyvolaris
To and from the airport
Sleeping in airports
10 Most Hated Airports – CNN
Top 10 Airports on Social Media – case studies of the airports best at driving engagement
Music for Airports – Wikipedia
Can Airports Be Fun?
Elsewhere on the Web
secretflying.com – @secretflying
Global Sustainable Aviation Forum
askthepilot.com – how-to-speak-airline
Airport Codes – Dave English
Airport Codes: Mapping the World
International Civil Aviation Organization
Roofdog: When does your flight arrive?
Spanish: ¿A qué hora llega tu vuelo?