Air Canada to Acquire 30 ES-30 Electric Regional Aircraft from Heart Aerospace

Air Canada announced a purchase agreement for 30 ES-30 electric-hybrid aircraft under development by Heart Aerospace of Sweden. The revolutionary regional aircraft, expected to enter service in 2028, will generate zero emissions flying on battery power and yield significant operational savings and benefits. Under the agreement, Air Canada has also acquired a US$5 million equity […]

New initiative from Turkish Airlines to combat climate change: Co2mission

Aiming to offset the carbon emissions caused by flights, Turkish Airlines will launch a new program called Co2mission. The program aims to balance the emissions caused by all business trips from the company’s personnel. As for the guests, they will be able to fly more environmentally conscious on a voluntary basis. With this program, the […]

Lufthansa, Air France Join Forces Against EU’s Climate Plans for Aviation

An alliance of airlines and airports called for changes to the European Union’s planned climate change legislation on Monday, arguing it will make them less competitive with non-European rivals. Taking aim at aviation, a sector deemed responsible for up to 3% of global emissions, the European Union presented plans last July that foresee stricter rules […]

LATAM is Positioned as the Airline Group with the Best Performance in Sustainability in America and Europe

LATAM Airlines Group obtained fourth place worldwide in Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), and has positioned itself as the airline with the best sustainability performance in the American and European continents. According to the most recent results published on Nov. 12, 2021. Since 1999, the Corporate Sustainability Assessment and its collaboration […]

Delta’s ambitious carbon neutrality plan balances immediate actions and long-term investments on path to zero-impact aviation

Delta Air Lines’ audacious commitment to carbon neutrality from March 2020 onward is coming to fruition with swift impact through immediate actions coupled with long-term investments to combat climate change. “Connecting the world and protecting our environment for future generations cannot be mutually exclusive,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian. “Travelers should not have to choose […]

ACI World Annual General Assembly urges global climate change effort

In a resolution, the Airports Council International (ACI) World Annual General Assembly has emphasized that climate change, adaptation, and resilience should be included in airport recovery plans and remain key issues for the sector despite the pandemic. Climate change is a global challenge that requires worldwide collaboration and action. ACI World recognizes the unprecedented impact […]

Remarks of Alexandre de Juniac at the 2020 Legal Symposium, New York

This is my first time joining the IATA Legal Symposium and it is a pleasure to be here. I would like to add my thanks to our host airline United and our other sponsors. They make this event possible. Aviation is a global industry that depends for its smooth functioning on a globally harmonized set […]

Finnair sees progress in sustainability push

Finnair is setting out its sustainability credentials including the aim to halve its emissions by 2050 as pressure in Europe for airlines to tackle their climate change impact increases. The move to halve its emissions is in line with the industry’s wider target, set out by IATA, to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to half their […]