American Airlines invests in hydrogen-electric engine developer ZeroAvia

August 4, 2022 |

In Texas, American Airlines announced its investment in ZeroAvia, a specialist in hydrogen-electric, zero-emission aviation.

In addition to the investment, a memorandum of understanding provides American Airlines the opportunity to order up to 100 engines from ZeroAvia’s hydrogen-electric powertrain development program.

“Our investment in ZeroAvia’s emerging hydrogen-electric engine technology has the potential to play a key role in the future of sustainable aviation,” said Derek Kerr, American’s Chief Financial Officer.

ZeroAvia said it is working to achieve certain type certifications of its propulsion technology that will pave the way for the engines to be incorporated into the regional jet market in the future.

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