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Aviation industry welcomes European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy as it readies decarbonisation roadmap

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Five leading European aviation associations, representing aircraft manufacturers, airlines, airports and air navigation service providers have welcomed the ambition of the European Commission’s Sustainable...

Four countries join to offer new lines for night train traffic

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Germany, Austria, France and Switzerland are expanding their successful partnership in night train traffic • Strong night train network is an important milestone on...

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo introduces “Cargo SAF” (Sustainable Aviation Fuel) Programme

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Structural collaboration with freight customers for more Sustainable Aviation Fuel Today, Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo launches the Cargo SAF Programme, enabling freight forwarders and...

Greenpeace asks the European Commission to ban short-haul flights

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On 24 November 2020, the European unit of Greenpeace issued a position paper on the impact of aviation on the climate. A new study published...

Aviation leaders call for a blending mandate to ramp-up adoption of Sustainable Aviation Fuels

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Industry defines policy package required to reach net-zero targets Corporate members of the Clean Skies for Tomorrow initiative (CST) have developed a joint strategy for accelerating...

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...

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