AirAsia to save 221 tonnes of CO₂ per aircraft per year with flight optimiser

AirAsia is to install an innovative aircraft software modification known as Descent Profile Optimiser (DPO) on its A320ceo aircraft commencing from June in conjunction with the World Environment Day celebration this Sunday.

This upgrade will help to generate fuel savings and significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions.

The enhancement to the aircraft’s onboard Flight Management System (FMS) performance database allows the aircraft to optimise the descent phase of the flight which subsequently minimises the amount of time spent at an inefficient level off.

The new initiative is set to reduce fuel consumption and improve the fuel efficiency by up read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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