Blimps could reduce air travel CO2 emissions, but not without a cost

June 01, 2021

By Ioanna Lykiardopoulou

After the Hidenburg disaster back in 1937 the era of airships seemed to be over. But now, the small British company Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has developed a new, eco-friendly commercial airship that promises to significantly reduce air travel CO2 emissions, The Guardian reports.  Credit: Hybrid Air Vehicles The Airlander 10 can carry up to 100 passengers and will offer short distance trips between cities such as Liverpool – Belfast, Barcelona – the Balearic Islands, Oslo – Stockholm, and Seattle – Vancouver. Although blimps fly at a lower speed,  the company says that the journeys would take roughly the same amount of time as…

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