Air NZ hopes hydrogen-powered aircraft will be part of fleet by 2030

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021, 8:19AM
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Air NZ hopes hydrogen-powered aircraft will be part of fleet by 2030

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 16 Sep 2021, 8:19AM

Air New Zealand wants to fly hydrogen-powered aircraft.  

It's teaming up with Airbus to research such planes.  

Chief Executive Greg Foran told Mike Hosking says it's on the table for domestic flights.  

"So they will use green hydrogen to fly, and on shorter routes we'd actually use electric." 

It's hoped hydrogen-powered aircraft will be part of Air New Zealand's fleet by 2030. 

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