Energy & Green Tech

Norway aims for all short-haul flights 100% electric by 2040

All of Norway's short-haul airliners should be entirely electric by 2040, the country's airport operator said on Wednesday, cementing the Nordic nation's role as a pioneer in the field of electric transport.

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COVID variants to slow air traffic recovery: IATA

Global air passenger traffic will recover more slowly than expected this year because coronavirus variants have created strong headwinds, an industry group warned Wednesday.

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Airlines headed for $84 bln net loss in 2020: IATA

International airlines are in line to make a combined net loss of more than $84 billion this year in the wake of the coronavirus crisis which has decimated air travel, the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday.

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Aviation industry opposes leaving middle seat empty

The global aviation body said Tuesday that the risk of catching COVID-19 on a plane was low and there was no need to leave the middle seat empty once the industry takes off again.

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Airline revenues to nosedive by 55% in 2020: IATA

Airline passenger revenues are set to plunge by 55 percent, or $314 billion, in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday.

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Airbus cuts production by one third due to pandemic

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus on Wednesday said it had cut production of its planes by around a third, as global airlines scale back their plans in an unprecedented crisis for the industry.

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