Air Freight News
United Airlines invests in battery-maker Natron Energy with eye toward further electrifying ground operations
• Natron Energy's high-performance sodium-ion batteries outperform lithium-ion counterparts in power density, recharging speed, and safety • United becomes the first major airline to invest…
Renault, Airbus to develop battery tech for cars and airplanes
Renault SA and Airbus SE are partnering to advance battery technology for next-generation cars and planes.
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Airbus warns lack of infrastructure may delay hydrogen plane
Airbus SE said a lack of so-called green hydrogen and associated infrastructure could push back service entry for a carbon-free aircraft that the manufacturer is…
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Rolls-Royce makes leap forward with hydrogen engine test
Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc said it used hydrogen fuel to successfully power a modern aircraft engine in a world first for the aviation industry as it…
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Flying taxi firms face reckoning with Airbus veterans in charge
Two German aerospace startups leading a global dash into electric-powered flying taxis face a reality check after hiring former Airbus SE executives to lead their…
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INFORM expands its international activities in Asia –  new location in Singapore offers software to optimize business processes
INFORM, an internationally known software development and business process optimization specialist, headquartered in Aachen, Germany, is expanding its international sales activities and services. With INFORM…
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Tower’s latest container available for free demonstrations
Tower Cold Chain’s latest product for smaller pharmaceutical shipments, the KTEvolution container offering protection, security, and visibility in a small box, is now available for…
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How an industry built on pollution is getting a tiny bit greener—and faster
There’s a hi-tech effort to cut small amounts of emissions and delays from air travel. It could be better than nothing, or it might make…
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Volocopter wants to be Tesla of the skies with eye toward an IPO
Air-taxi pioneer Volocopter GmbH said it expects to remain independent until after its first commercial flights in 2024 despite regular interest from potential suitors, with…
Russian indicted in Norway for flying drone denies guilt
Russian businessman Andrey Yakunin indicted by Norwegian prosecutors last week after he was found flying a drone on the Svalbard islands has denied criminal guilt…