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ATSlab welcomes the start of the NAPKIN project

November 2020 marks the start of the NAPKIN project, an exciting new collaboration between UK-based aviation industry and academic stakeholders to investigate the potential for low-emissions regional aviation. UCL will be contributing to project NAPKIN using our...

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Virtual ATSlab talk in Washington DC

Dr. Lynnette Dray gave an invited talk on 'Deep decarbonisation in aviation' for the US Clean Air Task Force (CATF)'s workshop on Deep Decarbonisation in Transportation, held virtually in Washington DC on November 9-11, 2020.

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IEA publishes ETP report using ATSlab modelling

The International Energy Agency's latest edition of the flagship Energy Technology Perspectives report has been released.  This report uses the UCL ATSlab's Aviation Integrated Model in investigating the opportunities and challenges for how long-distance transport can...

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New paper on airport capacity expansion

The ATSlab has a new (open access) paper out on airport capacity expansion. 55 of the world's busiest 150 airports added runways or were replaced with higher-capacity new airports between 2000 and 2016. We looked at what happened next - for example, the airports...

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ATSlab presentation at NATS

Another presentation on ATSlab work this week - this time, Dr. Lynnette Dray presenting our aviation system modelling work at the National Air Traffic Services (NATS) seminar near Southampton. See the publications page for the full presentation!

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New paper on carbon leakage published in Climate Policy

On 24 September 2019, a new ATSlab paper on carbon leakage in aviation policy was published in Climate Policy. This paper, based on work the authors carried out for the Department for Transport, shows that carbon leakage (i.e., the impact on carbon emissions outside...

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New ATSlab article published in Nature Energy

On 10 December 2018, a new ATSlab research article on the “Technological, Economic and Environmental Prospects of All-Electric Aircraft” was published by Nature Energy. The article summarizes joint research with the MIT Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment and...

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ATSLab TRB Papers Accepted

Both ATSLab submissions to the 98th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (January 2019) were accepted. The papers are “Simulating Airline Behavior: An Application for the Australian Domestic Market” by Khan Doyme et al. and “Assessing the...

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