United Airlines appointed P. Douglas McKeen as senior vice president – Labor Relations. McKeen, an employment lawyer and highly regarded labor negotiator, joins United with more than 20 years of airline labor relations and human resources experience, including most recently at ASTAR Air Cargo, where he led negotiations on a pilot contract with the Air Line Pilots Association that was recently approved.
Australian sustainable aviation fuel industry receives massive boost with major investment
The Australian sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry has received a massive boost with a major joint investment. A Queensland biofuel refinery being jointly developed by Jet Zero Australia and LanzaJet is to receive investment from Qantas Group, Airbus, and the Queensland Government. The refinery is looking to produce SAF from agricultural by-products, including sugar cane.