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84% of Consumers Choose Travel as Their Top Budget Priority, Reveals Research From Leading Subscription Platform eDreams ODIGEO

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

New market research commissioned by leading travel subscription company eDreams ODIGEO on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of its flagship brand eDreams reveals that the vast majority of consumers (84%) are prioritizing travel within their personal budgets in 2024.

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  • New market research commissioned by leading travel subscription company eDreams ODIGEO on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of its flagship brand eDreams reveals that the vast majority of consumers (84%) are prioritizing travel within their personal budgets in 2024.
  • In the US, respondents provided similar answers with nearly 8 out of 10 highlighting the importance of travel within their household budget.
  • The foundation of eDreams, Europe’s largest online travel agent, 25 years ago today marked the commencement of the universalization of online travel.
  • eDreams was the first business to pioneer a subscription service in the travel sector through its Prime platform, which now has over 5.2 million members.

EASYJET TAKES TO THE SKIES WITH IRIS: NEXT GENERATION AIR TRAFFIC COMMUNICATION SERVICE

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Monday, January 29, 2024

LONDON, Jan. 29, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- easyJet has taken to the skies as the first airline partner of the ground-breaking Iris programme, an initiative led by the European Space Agency (ESA) and global communications company Viasat, which is using the latest generation of satellite technology to help modernise air traffic management (ATM).

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  • The EASA-certified Iris service provider ESSP has involved 15 leading Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) in support of the first commercial flights taking place across Europe this year – with up to 11 easyJet Airbus A320neo aircraft taking part.
  • This initiative is a European first in putting the Single European Skies initiative into action.
  • Airspace modernisation and subsequent gains in efficiencies is one crucial element in the airline industry's path to net zero.
  • In 2022, easyJet announced its interim science-based carbon reduction target – 35% carbon emissions intensity improvement by FY2035, on a FY2020 baseline.

Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Air Disasters

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Monday, January 8, 2024

OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 8, 2024 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Air Disasters:

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 8, 2024 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Air Disasters:
    "On this National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Air Disasters, we stand in solidarity with Canadians at home and around the world who have lost loved ones to these tragedies.
  • "We solemnly remember the victims of all air disasters, including Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 (Flight PS752), Air Ontario Flight 1363, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, and Air India Flight 182.
  • "Exactly four years ago today, the downing of Flight PS752 by the Islamic Republic of Iran shocked the world.
  • "As we pay tribute to the victims of air disasters, we offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends who have lost loved ones.

Global Sustainable Aviation Fuel Industry Report 2023: A $16.8 Billion Market by 2030 with Neste, World Energy, Total Energies, LanzaTech, and Fulcrum BioEnergy Dominating - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, January 8, 2024

The global sustainable aviation fuel market is expected to grow from USD 1.1 billion in 2023 at a CAGR of 47.7% during the forecast period, reaching USD 16.8 billion by 2030.

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  • The global sustainable aviation fuel market is expected to grow from USD 1.1 billion in 2023 at a CAGR of 47.7% during the forecast period, reaching USD 16.8 billion by 2030.
  • The sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) market is experiencing robust growth driven by several key factors.
  • Neste (Finland), World Energy (Ireland), Total Energies (France), LanzaTech (US), and Fulcrum BioEnergy (US), among others are some of the leading players operating in the sustainable aviation fuel market report.
  • Commercial aviation holds a substantial share in the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) market primarily due to collaborative efforts within the industry.

Overair, City of Arlington, Texas, to Develop and Launch eVTOL Operations at Arlington Municipal Airport

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Thursday, November 16, 2023

It is expected that the eVTOL operations will offer a direct connection to the city's vibrant Entertainment District, home to Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, four professional sports franchises, -- Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, Arlington Renegades and the WNBA’s Dallas Wings – as well as numerous restaurants, shopping centers, museums and live entertainment venues.

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  • The partnership aims to develop eVTOL operations starting at Arlington Municipal Airport and connecting riders to the vibrant Entertainment District and other parts of the DFW region.
  • Collaboration positions Arlington as a global pioneer in electric AAM, creates new jobs and drives technology and progress in transportation.
  • This collaboration marks the first-ever direct partnership between a city in Texas and an eVTOL Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).
  • Together, Overair and Arlington aim to develop and launch electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) operations, starting at Arlington Municipal Airport (ICAO: KGKY, FAA LID: GKY), and extending throughout the DFW region.

Tongxin Micro Making a Splash at TRUSTECH, and Unveiling the World’s First eSIM Solution Tailored for Smart POS Systems

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Tongxin Micro, an industry-leading semiconductor solution provider, makes an impressive debut, showcasing its technological advancements in identity recognition, telecommunications, and financial payments.

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  • Tongxin Micro, an industry-leading semiconductor solution provider, makes an impressive debut, showcasing its technological advancements in identity recognition, telecommunications, and financial payments.
  • In telecommunications, a full array of products and terminal applications are displayed, including standard SIM, SWP-SIM, digital car keys based on SWP-SIM, and eSIM wearable devices.
  • In addition, John Zou, EVP of Tongxin Micro, shares the world’s first eSIM solution tailored for smart POS systems at the Innovation Stage.
  • Tongxin Micro looks forward to continuously creating more competitive new technologies and solutions for global customers, and jointly forging ahead for a brighter future in digital economy.

Statement - Minister Rodriguez marks International Civil Aviation Day

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Thursday, December 7, 2023

OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 7, 2023 /CNW/ - The Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, issued this statement today to mark International Civil Aviation Day:

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Dec. 7, 2023 /CNW/ - The Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, issued this statement today to mark International Civil Aviation Day:
    "As Canada's Minister of Transport, I am pleased to mark International Civil Aviation Day, which brings people together from all over the world.
  • Today, we celebrate our collaboration with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and our other international aviation partners on this truly global issue that is civil aviation.
  • We are working hard to ensure that civil aviation management and governance in Canada reflect ICAO standards and recommended practices.
  • This involves the development and implementation of Canada's Aviation Climate Action Plan as well as the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Blueprint.

ACX launches biofuels physical trading platform in ADGM, Abu Dhabi

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

This latest expansion is a major step forward in biofuels markets as it marks the first time that a regulated trading platform is available to trade 24/5 to support these markets.

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  • This latest expansion is a major step forward in biofuels markets as it marks the first time that a regulated trading platform is available to trade 24/5 to support these markets.
  • Introducing a trading platform for physical biofuels with innovative trading features, complements existing electronic windows where already over 3 million metric tonnes of biofuels are traded per year in Europe.
  • Some of the contracts, particularly FOB Northwest Europe, will be aligned to existing window-traded products, enabling a natural arbitrage," said Henri-Jean Bardon, Director of Biofuels Platform at ACX.
  • ACX is also introducing the first global physical SAF biofuels contract to facilitate trading upon the introduction of aviation fuel sustainability mandates in Europe that is starting January 1, 2025.

ACX launches biofuels physical trading platform in ADGM, Abu Dhabi

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

This latest expansion is a major step forward in biofuels markets as it marks the first time that a regulated trading platform is available to trade 24/5 to support these markets.

Key Points: 
  • This latest expansion is a major step forward in biofuels markets as it marks the first time that a regulated trading platform is available to trade 24/5 to support these markets.
  • Introducing a trading platform for physical biofuels with innovative trading features, complements existing electronic windows where already over 3 million metric tonnes of biofuels are traded per year in Europe.
  • Some of the contracts, particularly FOB Northwest Europe, will be aligned to existing window-traded products, enabling a natural arbitrage," said Henri-Jean Bardon, Director of Biofuels Platform at ACX.
  • ACX is also introducing the first global physical SAF biofuels contract to facilitate trading upon the introduction of aviation fuel sustainability mandates in Europe that is starting January 1, 2025.

Boeing and U.S. Government Launch Initiative to Advance Sustainable Aviation Fuel among APEC Economies

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Friday, November 17, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing and the United States are launching an initiative to catalyze the development and use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) among Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member countries.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing and the United States are launching an initiative to catalyze the development and use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) among Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member countries.
  • Aiming to support APEC economies' efforts to develop SAF supply, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will partner with Boeing to sponsor this project in APEC's Transportation Working Group.
  • We will foster collaboration and knowledge exchange among APEC economies, all in pursuit of a safe, and more sustainable aviation future."
  • Recent Boeing initiatives to advance SAF include:
    Partnering with the APEC Secretariat to deliver a series of 'sustainable aviation' regional webinars on SAF.