Finland Flies Towards Low Carbon Aviation With First Electric plane

Finland has launched its first electric plane, which it hopes will clean up airborne pollution and slash fuel costs. The Electric Aviation Association is partnering with Finnish airport operator Finavia to use the Slovenian-made Pipistrel Alpha Electro planes, which would be used for training and could cut carbon emissions by …

Norway Aims for Electric Planes to Help Slow Climate Change

Norway—home to the world’s highest per capita number of all-electric cars—is also planning to go emission-free in the friendly skies. The Scandinavian country aims to be the first in the world to switch to electric air transport. State-owned Avinor, which operates most of the country’s airports, plans to adopt battery-powered …

Reports: Norway Targets Electric Power for All Short Haul Flights by 2040

Norway is aiming to be the first country in the world to switch to 100 per cent electric planes for short-haul flights, the country’s airport operator Avinor has announced. Norway’s national broadcaster NRK reported reported that the company wants all of the country’s short-haul airliners to be electric by 2040, …