TITLE

Cleaning Up Its Act

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/11/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 23, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers the move of Virgin Atlantic Airways to assess efforts that will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by towing aircraft to runways. The move comes as a follow-up to a promise by Virgin Chairman Richard Branson to move to more environmentally responsible operations. The trials at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports in London, England are being supported by the British Airports Authority and National Air Traffic Services.
ACCESSION #
23734062

 

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