Boeing 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR Flies Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Boeing 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR Flies Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Boeing delivered the fifth 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR via a lease agreement with AerCap. The 787 Dreamliner was designed for superior fuel efficiency and environmental performance. Sustainable aviation fuels have been shown to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by up to 80 percent...
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IATA: Air Traffic Control Inefficiencies Mean Summer of Wasted Emissions and Delays

IATA: Air Traffic Control Inefficiencies Mean Summer of Wasted Emissions and Delays

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) to make urgent improvements to European air traffic management. The priority should be to cut carbon emissions and address the unnece...
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AIR NEW ZEALAND LIFTS TARGETS FOR THE ELIMINATION OF SINGLE-USE PLASTICS

AIR NEW ZEALAND LIFTS TARGETS FOR THE ELIMINATION OF SINGLE-USE PLASTICS

Air New Zealand has raised the number of single-use plastic items it plans to cut in 2019 to 55 million. The airline also planned to stop using individual plastic sauce packets on all international flights from the end of October....
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A literature review on green supply chain management: Trends and future challenges

A literature review on green supply chain management: Trends and future challenges

This study aims to review the literature in green supply chain management (GSCM) published from 1998 to 2017 and presenting insights and directions for future research. The study collects data from Scopus and ISI Web of Science databases and objectively...
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The Biggest Barrier to Supersonic Travel May Be Its Carbon Footprint

The Biggest Barrier to Supersonic Travel May Be Its Carbon Footprint

The race to achieve zero-emission aviation is on, but alongside it, companies like Boom are focused on bringing about a new era of supersonic travel. Boom’s XB-1 demonstrator plane will “have history’s first zero net carbon footprint on a supersonic...
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Europe’s airport industry commits to net zero CO2 emissions by 2050

Europe’s airport industry commits to net zero CO2 emissions by 2050

This marks a step change in the climate action of the airport industry. Dr Michael Kerkloh, President of ACI Europe and CEO of Munich Airport commented “Europe’s airports have been leading climate action with annual reductions announced every year for...
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Passengers Want Governments to Focus on Sustainable Fuels to Cut Carbon

Passengers Want Governments to Focus on Sustainable Fuels to Cut Carbon

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments considering a Dutch proposal for an EU-wide tax on air tickets to listen to what their citizens want. IATA-commissioned research shows that air passengers want governments to enc...
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United Touts Environmental Impact From Eco-Friendly Flights

United Touts Environmental Impact From Eco-Friendly Flights

United is making another push toward environmentally friendly flying. The airline also offset 40 metric tons of carbon dioxide to make up for the aircraft’s fuel consumption, which was augmented with 30 percent biofuel for this particular flight. Now United...
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Scandinavian Airlines Is Ending Duty-Free Sales to Curb Carbon Emissions

Scandinavian Airlines Is Ending Duty-Free Sales to Curb Carbon Emissions

Scandinavian Airlines says it will stop selling duty-free goods on its flights to reduce the weight of its aircraft and save fuel and ultimately reduce carbon emissions. SAS said it is also trying to be more climate-friendly by using new,...
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IATA redoubles efforts to implement carbon offsetting programme

IATA redoubles efforts to implement carbon offsetting programme

The deal was agreed through the United Nations International Civil Aviation Organisation. CORSIA is the first global carbon pricing instrument for an industry sector. It will cap net CO2 emissions from international aviation at 2020 levels (carbon-neutral grow...
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