ASIA Travel Tips.com

New Aircraft CO2 and Noise Standards

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Send to Friend ASIA Travel Tips.com Latest Travel News Monday, 18 February 2013
 

Earlier this month, the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO’s) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) made important progress, delivering agreement on the certification procedures supporting a new CO2 standard for aircraft, as well as a new global noise standard that will result in quieter skies and airports.

The agreed new noise standard will be 7EPNdB below ICAO’s current standard and will be applicable to new-design aircraft entering into service from 2017, and from 2020 for the lower weight aircraft.

The EPNdB is a measure of human annoyance due to aircraft noise, taking into account the perceived noise level and duration.

“This new noise standard is an important step for aviation and will provide a much quieter environment for the many communities living in proximity to the world’s airports,” said ICAO Secretary General, Raymond Benjamin. “ICAO is encouraged that, while it took air transport more than 20 years to agree to the last significant noise reduction standard, this one has been determined in less than half that time. This progress confirms our community’s continued determination to deliver on tangible and consensus-based environmental improvements.”

See other recent news regarding: Interviews, Pictures, Videos, ICAO, Noise


Subscribe to our Latest Travel News Daily Email Free of Charge by simply entering your email address above, or return to the Latest Travel News Asia main page to see all the latest headlines. You can also s
tay updated with our RSS Feed Free Travel News RSS Feed and even add the travel news to your website. Have questions? Please read our travel news FAQ.
     
Chef Wan, Chef Amporn and Chef Tammasak to Perform at Organic Gourmet Festival in Chiang Mai Golf: Hyatt Open 2014 in Hua Hin (Thailand) Raises Over 1.1 Million Baht This exclusive HD video interview with Mr. Vincent Hoogewijs, Regional Vice President and General Manager of the Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok, took place on 2 May 2014
Organic Gourmet Festival Hyatt Open 2014 Four Seasons Bangkok
Making a Difference: Hansar Hotels and Resorts' CSR Initiatives - Interview with CEO HD video tour of a Sea View and a Sea View XL Room at the luxurious Hansar Samui in Thailand ATR Demonstrates 72-600 Flight Simulator During Singapore Airshow 2014
Hotel CSR Hansar Samui ATR Simulator
Anantara Bangkok Riverside - Exclusive HD Video Interview with GM, Nikolaus Priesnitz GECAS to Lease 10 New Boeing Aircraft to Myanma Airways An exclusive HD video interview about the elegant Airbus A350 XWB with David Velupillai, Marketing Director for Airbus Corporate Jets at Singapore Airshow 2014
Anantara Riverside Myanma Airways Airbus A350
Inside Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - HD Video It takes 800 workers between 65 and 80 days to assemble, install, test, paint, furnish and deliver an Emirates Airbus A380. Showers, Bars, Lounge - The Emirates Airbus A380 Has Them All - HD Video Tour Thai Airways International Takes Delivery of Brand New Boeing 777-300ER
Qatar Airways B787 Emirates A380 Thai Airways B777-300ER
Latest Travel News
Advertising
Advertising
Contact Details | Privacy | About Us | ASIA Travel Tips.com © Copyright 1997 - 2014 - ASIA Travel Tips.com - All rights reserved