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Greenpeace could take legal action against state aid granted to Brussels Airlines

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Greenpeace 'does not exclude' taking legal action to challenge the aid granted by Belgium to Brussels Airlines, in a similar way the NGO has...

Norwegian commits to reduce CO2 emissions by 45 percent by 2030

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Today Norwegian has launched a new environmental sustainability strategy that will begin immediately and deliver several industry leading targets. Cutting CO2 emissions by 45...

For sustainable air transport: French pilots’ union SNPL supports a minimum price for airline tickets

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SNPL, the National Airline Pilots Union, in the context of reducing the climate footprint of air transport, calls for the establishment at European level...

Airbus starts Hamburg deliveries with sustainable aviation fuel

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Airbus is expanding its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) operations, now including aircraft deliveries from its site in Hamburg, Germany. Air Transat took delivery of...

European aviation unites in calls for support for green recovery from COVID-19

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Sectors hardest hit by the crisis require particular attention and assistance.  Funding for decarbonisation projects and future technologies must be prioritised. Sustainable air...

Greenpeace Belgium : No billion euros bailout for airlines without conditions

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The international environment protection association Greenpeace Belgium, Transport & Environment and Carbon Market Watch, says that "to give money without any social or climate...

Joint effort to deliver additional environmental benefits during the traffic downturn

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The aviation industry is using the downturn in air traffic as a result of COVID-19 to implement additional measures to reduce the environmental impact...

Ryanair ads banned in UK due to misleading message about CO2 emissions

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The British advertising regulator (ASA) announced on Wednesday that it had banned Ryanair advertising in September 2019 in print, radio and television A press ad,...

Successful efforts to reduce CO2 emissions at Munich Airport

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Munich Airport recognised by the climate protection organisation CDP CPD honours airport's progress with CO2 emissions for the third time 150 million euros invested...

Etihad Airways operated eco-flight to Brussels to celebrate Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020

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Etihad Airways marked Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020 by operating a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, featuring a range of initiatives designed...

British Airways’ UK carbon emissions offsetting scheme takes off

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Airline to make all flights within the UK carbon neutral from 1 January 2020 British Airways to invest in verified carbon reduction projects ...

Air France to begin offsetting 100% of CO2 emissions on its domestic flights on 1st January 2020

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Air France has already selected 6 projects based in South America, Africa and Asia, in partnership with EcoAct. Air France is the first airline to...

Carbon emissions per passenger decrease more than 50% since 1990, according to IATA

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published information confirming that carbon emissions per passenger have declined by more than 50% since 1990. Much of...

Norwegian adds new tool to reduce CO2 emissions by 140,000 tons per year

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Reducing CO2 emissions is one of the most important tasks for the aviation industry. Using new technology and new, modern aircraft, Norwegian has reduced...

Airlines welcome significant progress made by Governments on environmental issues at 40th ICAO Assembly

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The...

ACI EUROPE partners with RE-Source to accelerate clean energy transition at Europe’s airports & deliver NetZero2050

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European airport trade association ACI EUROPE signed a key cooperation agreement with the RE-Source Platform, the European alliance of stakeholders for corporate renewable energy...

Iberia changes its Corporate Structure to focus on Sustainability

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Creating a Sustainability Management department headed by Teresa Parejo, who will define an environmental and social sustainability vision and strategy for the airline. In keeping with...

Ryanair updates environmental policy with the ambition to be Europe’s greenest airline

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€2.5M RAISED TO DATE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS Ryanair today (26 Sept) announced its newly updated Environmental Policy for Full Year 2020, detailing extensive progress since...

European airlines against proposed German climate tax on aviation

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A4E statement on German climate proposals A4E airlines are committed to achieving carbon-neutral growth. Proposals to raise aviation taxes -- whether on domestic flights in...

LOT Polish Airlines and State Forests together for the climate, by improving CO2 balance

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LOT Polish Airlines will support an innovative project on counteracting the adverse effects of climate change implemented by State Forests. This is yet another...