Aviation's leaders today produced a timely reminder to the world's governments about the economic and social importance of aviation and the industry's commitment to its sustainable development.
The aviation industry should be inspired by its role in the fight against climate change, according to one of its sustainability leaders.
Airports continue to do their bit to reduce aviation's impact on the environment, with ACI today revealing that a total of 246 airports now use its Airport Carbon Accreditation programe to manage and reduce their carbon footprint.
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).
Over 300 delegates are meeting in Geneva next week for the tenth Global Sustainable Aviation Summit, organised by the Air Transport Action Group.
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.
Government representatives attending the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany are being urged to support the air transport industry with its plans to reduce the climate change impact from its operations.