Tag: environment

Regulator bans airlines’ ads over ‘misleading’ environmental claims

The UK's advertising regulator has banned the ads of three airlines over "misleading" environmental claims. Air France, Lufthansa and Etihad have all had their adverts banned due to the Advertising Standards Authority's (ASA) concerns the airlines have misled customers about the environmental impac...

Sustainability themed Turkish Airlines aircraft takes to the skies

Flying to more countries than any other airline, Turkish Airlines introduced a special design element adorned with leaves on its Airbus 321 type TC-JSU tail numbered aircraft, which was used for its environmentalist fuel operation. The global carrier operated its first flight with the new themed ...

American Airlines becomes anchor partner to breakthrough energy catalyst

American Airlines announced today that it has become an anchor partner to Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, investing $100 million in a groundbreaking collaborative effort to accelerate the clean energy technologies necessary for achieving a net zero economy by 2050. American is backing up its ambiti...

Delta commits $1 billion to become first carbon neutral airline globally

Starting March 1, 2020, Delta Air Lines is committing $1 billion over the next 10 years on its journey to mitigate all emissions from its global business going forward. The airline will invest in driving innovation, advancing clean air travel technologies, accelerating the reduction of carbon ...

Oman Air delivers on its commitment to conservation

Oman Air delivers on its commitment to conservation

As part of its long-standing commitment to environmental responsibility, Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, continues to make strong progress in its operational efficiency. In 2019, Oman Air saved 7.8 million kg of jet fuel, which is equivalent to 24.6 million kg of emissions...

Lufthansa Group achieves top climate protection airlines ranking 2019

Lufthansa Group achieves top climate protection airlines ranking 2019

The Lufthansa Group has achieved the Climate Scoring result "B" in the 2019 climate change reporting of the non-profit rating organisation CDP. As in the previous year, the airline group is thus once again listed in the second highest ranking band and thus occupies one of the top positions among th...

Successful efforts to reduce CO2 emissions at Munich Airport

Successful efforts to reduce CO2 emissions at Munich Airport

The international climate protection organization CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has again recognized Munich Airport (FMG) for its highly effective climate protection efforts. For the third consecutive year, Munich Airport has achieved "Leadership Level" and earned an "A-" rating in the "Climate ...

Etihad Operates Eco-Flight to Brussels for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Etihad Operates Eco-Flight to Brussels for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, yesterday operated a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, featuring a range of initiatives designed to illustrate the airline’s broad commitment to sustainable practices in the air and on the ground. Flight EY 57...

Pegasus joins the United Nations’ Global Compact

Pegasus joins the United Nations’ Global Compact

Pegasus Airlines has become the first airline in Turkey to join the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. With this pledge, Pegasus has committed to implement its Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-co...

London Stansted lands top environmental award for second year running

London Stansted lands top environmental award for second year running

London Stansted’s first ever Biodiversity Week in March this year, which saw the airport hand out 3,000 silver birch trees to staff, has won gold at the prestigious Green Apple Awards for environmental best practice. It’s the second year running the airport has picked up the top prize at the...

Birmingham Airport to roll out a new fleet of electric buses

Birmingham Airport to roll out a new fleet of electric buses

Birmingham Airport has launched a fully electric bus fleet to replace the current diesel vehicles in operation making B.A the first UK airport to implement the ultra-low emission buses. Operating as a free passenger service via all landside car park routes, the new fleet is made up of six 7900e ...

The Age of Old School Travel Is Over Wizz Air Calls Out Legacy Airlines To Stop Flying Empty Seats On Business Class

The Age of Old School Travel Is Over Wizz Air Calls Out Legacy Airlines To Stop Flying Empty Seats On Business Class

Wizz Air, Europe’s greenest airline and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, calls out legacy airlines to stop flying empty seats on business class on flights under five hours. Business class should be banned on every short haul flight. These business class passengers a...

APT Pranoto Airport to receive 1,800-panel solar rooftop upgrade

APT Pranoto Airport to receive 1,800-panel solar rooftop upgrade

The APT Pranoto Airport in Samarinda, Indonesia, is to be upgraded with a 1,800-panel solar rooftop. APT Pranoto Airport is to become one of the major airports in Indonesia, following the government's decision to move the capital city from Jakarta to Kutai, East Kalimantan, in 2024. "This pro...

Birmingham Airport Commits to Net Zero Carbon Target By 2033

Birmingham Airport Commits to Net Zero Carbon Target By 2033

Birmingham Airport has announced its commitment to become a net zero carbon airport by the year 2033, prioritising zero carbon airport operations and minimising carbon offsets. Recognising that climate change is happening, the airport feels it needs to set an ambitious target ahead of the UK’s...

Ryanair Customers Offset 280,000 Tonnes Of Co2 In Uganda.

Ryanair Customers Offset 280,000 Tonnes Of Co2 In Uganda.

Ryanair, Europe’s greenest/cleanest major airline, today (30 Oct) announced that its customers’ donations have offset 280,000 tonnes of CO2 with the distribution of thousands of fuel-efficient cookstoves in Uganda. Ryanair’s “Improved Cookstoves Project”, in partnership with First Clim...

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