The global air transport sector supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in global economic activity, according to new research released today by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG).
Aviation industry officials have urged governments meeting at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to adopt rules necessary for the implementation of the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA).
Airlines and business aircraft operators have just seven months to prepare themselves for the first stage of the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), with monitoring of all CO2 emissions to start from January 1, 2019.
Aviation’s commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and biofuels, which could account for 25% of all jet fuel by 2050, were just a few of the topics discussed during today’s opening sessions of the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva.
The world's governments must support aviation if it is to fulfil its potential as a connector of people, trade and tourism and a driver of sustainable development, warns a new report.
ICAO today launched a series of regional outreach and education sessions as negotiations continue towards the adoption of a global climate agreement for air transport.
The aviation industry's growing commitment to reducing its impact on the environment was outlined today in a new report released at the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva.