Air New Zealand and Embraer partner on zero emissions aircraft projects

Feb. 10, 2023
Embraer and Air New Zealand have joined forces to crack the net zero aviation by 2025 nut sooner rather than later, Michael Doran reports for Simple Flying.

AUKLAND, New Zealand - On Tuesday, Brazil's global aerospace giant Embraer announced it had partnered with Air New Zealand as both organizations march towards zero-emissions aviation. In a reciprocal move, the two will collaborate on each other's existing zero-emissions projects, Michael Doran reports for Simple FlyingContinue reading original article.

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

10 February 2022 - Air New Zealand has signed an agreement with Embraer to join its Energia Advisory Group – a group of airlines, lessors, manufacturers and other aviation experts advising Embraer’s Energia project developing sustainable aircraft for the future.

Embraer also becomes a long term partner in Air New Zealand’s Mission Next Gen Aircraft initiative, working alongside Air New Zealand to accelerate the development and introduction of zero emissions aircraft technology for regional fleet in New Zealand.

The companies will work together on the design requirements for next-generation sustainable aircraft. Air New Zealand is a unique airline with complex mission and fleet requirements with significant domestic business, connecting customers and cargo to 20 different regions around New Zealand.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Military + Aerospace Electronics

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