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Technology Roadmap

The IATA Technology Roadmap provides an overview and assessment of technology opportunities for future aircraft, including improved engine efficiency, aerodynamics, lightweight materials and structures as well as radical new configurations and propulsion systems. Furthermore the benefits of these technologies for aviation emissions are estimated on a world-fleet scale, and the effects of new aircraft developments under changing market conditions are considered.

The IATA Technology Roadmap was created with external support from the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), with contributions from other partners from industry and research organizations.

Technology delivers results for CO2 reductions

Amongst the four pillars (technology, operations, infrastructure, economic measures) of the IATA strategy to achieve the aviation industry’s emissions reduction goals, technology and sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) delivers the highest improvement benefits.


New Technology Roadmap Report

The release of the latest Technology Roadmap is slated for later in 2019. Please check back soon!

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