Environment

Greenpeace asks the European Commission to ban short-haul flights

On 24 November 2020, the European unit of Greenpeace issued a position paper on the impact of aviation on the…

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

Industry defines policy package required to reach net-zero targets Corporate members of the Clean Skies for Tomorrow initiative (CST) have…

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

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

Norwegian commits to reduce CO2 emissions by 45 percent by 2030

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

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

SNPL, the National Airline Pilots Union, in the context of reducing the climate footprint of air transport, calls for the…

Airbus starts Hamburg deliveries with sustainable aviation fuel

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

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

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

Greenpeace Belgium : No billion euros bailout for airlines without conditions

The international environment protection association Greenpeace Belgium, Transport & Environment and Carbon Market Watch, says that "to give money without…

Joint effort to deliver additional environmental benefits during the traffic downturn

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

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

The British advertising regulator (ASA) announced on Wednesday that it had banned Ryanair advertising in September 2019 in print, radio…

Successful efforts to reduce CO2 emissions at Munich Airport

Munich Airport recognised by the climate protection organisation CDP CPD honours airport's progress with CO2 emissions for the third time…

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

Etihad Airways marked Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020 by operating a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, featuring a…

British Airways’ UK carbon emissions offsetting scheme takes off

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

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

Air France has already selected 6 projects based in South America, Africa and Asia, in partnership with EcoAct. Air France…

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

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published information confirming that carbon emissions per passenger have declined by more than 50%…

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

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

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

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the International…

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

European airport trade association ACI EUROPE signed a key cooperation agreement with the RE-Source Platform, the European alliance of stakeholders…

Iberia changes its Corporate Structure to focus on Sustainability

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

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

€2.5M RAISED TO DATE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS Ryanair today (26 Sept) announced its newly updated Environmental Policy for Full Year…

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