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News Norway » Travel: Electric planes by 2040? Norway to make short-haul flights fuel-free within 20 years

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/travel/articles/907208/electric-planes-2040-norway-future-of-travel
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Norway wants to make all short-haul flights - travelling up ... “When we will have reached our goal, air travel will no longer be a problem for the climate, it will be a solution.” The countries operator hopes to plan a test-route in 2025, with a ...

News Norway » Travel: Norway Is Aiming for All of Its Short Flights to be Electric by 2040

News channel or source: https://futurism.com/norway-aiming-short-flights-electric-2040/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

With this latest aim, they set themselves apart in hopes of proving that it is possible to also reduce emissions from air travel. If Norway is able to successfully electrify all of its short-haul flights, it will be the first country to do so.

News Norway » Travel: Norway ridicules Australian travel warning about polar bear attacks

News channel or source: https://www.eturbonews.com/175115/norway-ridicules-australian-travel-warning-polar-bear-attacks
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted a helpful clarification for Australian travelers, who had been warned by their government about Norwegian polar bear attacks. The good-humored exchange began on January 10, when the Australian Government’s ...

News Norway » Travel: Norway aims for all short-haul flights 100 percent electric by 2040

News channel or source: https://www.thelocal.no/20180118/norway-aims-for-all-short-haul-flights-100-percent-electric-by-2040
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Norway, the largest oil and gas producer in Western Europe ... "When we will have reached our goal, air travel will no longer be a problem for the climate, it will be a solution," Falk-Petersen said. According to official statistics, air transport accounts ...

News Norway » Travel: Norway’s curlers bringing crazy pants back to Olympics

News channel or source: https://durangoherald.com/articles/205085
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

“It’s huge,” Svae said. “We get funding from Loudmouth to cover travel expenses, and also the fame we get from the Loudmouth clothes get us other sponsors in Norway, because they want to be associated with the brand we’ve made.” In addition to ...

News Norway » Travel: Norway’s Avinor Bets On Local Electric Planes — Are You Onboard?

News channel or source: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/01/20/norwegian-avinor-bets-local-electric-planes-onboard/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Avinor believes Norway could be a key player in the electrification of ... The future of airlines and air travel is electric. While today’s battery technology is not yet ready for prime time, great advances have been made, including last year, giving ...

News Norway » Travel: After leading electric car adoption, Norway now aims to lead electric flight

News channel or source: https://electrek.co/2018/01/18/norway-electric-flight/
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Norway has been leading the world for electric car adoption ... As we previously reported, battery-powered air travel is not currently commercially viable simply because the energy storage capacity of batteries has yet to compensate for their heavy ...

News Norway » Travel: Norway mocks Australia’s very serious travel warning

News channel or source: http://www.travelweekly.com.au/article/norway-mocks-australias-very-serious-travel-warning/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

As Australians, we’re very used to foreigners being terrified of our monstrous native animals. We like to make jokes with our fellow Aussies in front of travellers about the vicious ‘drop bears’ and talk about the numerous sharks we’ve fended off ...