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ERA member initiatives

ERA's members are working hard to reduce their environmental impact and have launched various sustainability initiatives.
See below a selection of recent environmental projects undertaken by our members.

KLM further expands approach for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

From 10 January 2022, KLM will add sustainable aviation fuel to all flights departing from Amsterdam, and from 13 Jan

Embraer presents the Energia Family – four new aircraft concepts using renewable energy propulsion technologies

Embraer has announced a family of concept aircraft that it is exploring to help the industry achieve its goal of net

Airbus A319neo takes off with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

The first in-flight study of a single-aisle aircraft operating on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has taken off.

Norwegian regional airline Widerøe launches Widerøe Zero

The technology is almost ready, with Widerøe's first zero-emissions aircraft set to enter service in 2026.

The first state-of-the-art "green" ATR 72-600 to the Greek sky

The fastest-growing Greek airline proves its dedication to serving even the most distant detitanations of the country

GE Aviation and Safran launch advanced technology demonstration programme for sustainable engines

GE Aviation and Safran today launched a bold technology development program targeting more than 20 per cent lower fue

Alsie Express to be first domestic route in Denmark to use new, more sustainable jet fuel

As of 6 May, flights between the Danish cities Sonderborg and Copenhagen will be using more sustainable jet fuel.

Volotea, Air Nostrum and Dante Aeronautical present a 100% electric aircraft project to the European Recovery Fund

A consortium formed by Volotea, Air Nostrum and Dante Aeronautical has presented to the Ministry of Transport, Mobili

Airbus first test flight with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

The study of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)’s impact on the full scope of aircraft emissions has been few and far

Rolls-Royce and Tecnam join forces with Widerøe to deliver an all-electric passenger aircraft ready for service in 2026

Rolls-Royce and airframer Tecnam are joining forces with Widerøe – the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, to de

De Havilland Canada’s Dash 8-400 Aircraft Meets ICAO’s Stringent Noise Emission Standards and Continues to Support Greener Aviation

As the aviation industry evolves toward more eco-friendly operations, De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“De Ha

ATR delivers first-ever green financed aircraft

First of five new 72-600 orders by Braathens Regional Airlines  

Air Iceland Connect passengers can now offset their carbon footprint

New carbon calculator offers the opportunity to reduce the impact of air travel  

Rolls-Royce and Norwegian airline Widerøe launch joint research programme on zero-emissions aviation

Leading industrial technology company Rolls-Royce and Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, have

Embraer developing electric aircraft

Embraer unveiled today, on the eve of its 50th anniversary, images of its demonstrator aircraft with 100 per cen

Orkney islands could get first electric plane service

The air service which includes the shortest scheduled flight in the world could start to use electric-powered planes

Aviation industry players collaborate on first regional aviation ‘Perfect Flight’ in Sweden

Braathens Regional Airlines has collaborated with Air BP, ATR and Neste to achieve the ‘Perfect Flight’ from Halmstad

Binter reduces the consumption of plastic on board

Binter has taken another step in its sustainability policy by reducing the use of plastic elements in its o

ATR receives the highest distinction at the Ecomobility Awards

ATR is granted Gold Trophy for its transport plan designed to meet the challenges of sustainable development

Swedish regional airline first in the world offering all passengers biofuel flights every time

Braathens Regional Airlines has implemented the possibility for all our passengers to select 10