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Lightweight polyethylene cargo nets help Air France-KLM cut carbon

The Air France-KLM Group will be cutting down on its annual aircraft carbon dioxide emissions by using new lightweight cargo nets made with ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMwPE) fibre, manufactured by DSM Dyneema and branded as Dyneema®.The use of just one new lightweight...

Quote of the week – Lightweight Cargo Nets reduce CO2 emissions

Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo will further slash greenhouse gas emissions by utilizing newly introduced lightweight polyester nets produced by AmSafe Bridport together with fibre specialist DSM Dyneema. KLM’s CEO Camiel Eurlings and DSM’s President Atzo Nicolaï comment on the revolutionary new...

Lightweight cargo nets help to cut greenhouse gas emissions

The first lightweight cargo nets, made with ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMwPE) fibre Dyneema®, manufactured by DSM Dyneema were handed over to Air France-KLM at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam this week. Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo is expected to save over 210 gallons o...

Lightweight cargo nets cut air fuel use

Air France-KLM is using new lightweight cargo nets that will cut carbon dioxide emissions and kerosene use, according to the company. One lightweight net will save Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo more than 210 gallons of kerosene fuel per year. That means CO2 emissions will be more than 2...

Air France-KLM-Martinair netting fuel savings

High-tech textile products continue to be utilized by the aviation sector in efforts to reduce fuel costs. One of the latest is a new lightweight cargo net currently being deployed by Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo. The netting is manufactured by AmSafe Bridport using ultra high molecular polyethyl...