The aviation industry should be inspired by its role in the fight against climate change, according to one of its sustainability leaders.
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).
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.
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.
Over 200 aviation industry, government and environmental group experts are gathering in Montréal for the Global Sustainable Aviation Forum, being held ahead of key inter-governmental aviation and climate change negotiations at ICAO later this week.