Air New Zealand and Airbus sign deal over hydrogen-powered planes

16 Sep, 2021 06:00 am

Air New Zealand hopes hydrogen hybrid passenger planes will be on regional routes.  Image / Supplied

Air New Zealand hopes hydrogen hybrid passenger planes will be on regional routes. Image / SuppliedGrant BradleyBy: Grant Bradley

Aviation, tourism and energy writer for the NZ Herald

Air New Zealand hopes to fly hydrogen-powered aircraft on its regional network by the end of the decade.

The airline and Airbus have today announced a joint initiative to research how zero-emissions green hydrogen could enable AirNZ to be the First major airlines to be emissions Free by 2030

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