Soaring with Sustainability: Introducing our Green Hub.

The aviation industry is at a breaking point. Airlines need to shift to a more sustainable trajectory or get left behind. Navigating that path is tricky. From offsets to SAF and using paper instead of plastic to offering more vegan meal options, there is no one path. Our hub helps you stay on top of the latest news and developments.

Facts and Figures

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2.1%

of all human induced
carbon dioxide emissions
is produced by the aviation industry

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21.2

gigatons: The amount of CO2
emitted by 2050 if the industry
carries on flying as it is today

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25.8

billion litres
of SAF under
offtake agreements

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50%

The amount of SAF that can be
blended with traditional jet fuel
for use in a commercial aircraft

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900

million metric tons:
The amount of CO2 emitted
by commercial aircraft in 2019

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12%

The percent of all
transportation emissions
that aviation is responsible for

Key
Industry
Initiatives

Key Industry Initiatives

CARBON SEQUESTRATION — UNITED AIRLINES

CARBON SEQUESTRATION — UNITED AIRLINES

Carbon capture and sequestration is widely viewed as necessary to limit climate change. One of the most scalable options is Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology. United 's...

WASTE AND PLASTIC REDUCTION — LUFTHANSA

WASTE AND PLASTIC REDUCTION — LUFTHANSA

The Lufthansa Group is intensively involved in all aspects of avoiding single-use plastic and the sustainable design of its airlines' on-board products. By 2025,...

CARBON SEQUESTRATION — UNITED AIRLINES

CARBON SEQUESTRATION — UNITED AIRLINES

Carbon capture and sequestration is widely viewed as necessary to limit climate change. One of the most scalable options is Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology. United's...

CO2-NEUTRAL GROUND OPERATIONS — KLM

CO2-NEUTRAL GROUND OPERATIONS — KLM

KLM has set a target to be fully CO2 neutral in ground operations by 2030. The airline will achieve this goal via the purchase of green energy. KLM...

Pre-Departure

Pre-Departure

A fully transparent travel footprint calculator

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Innovative aircraft and fleet renewal reduce emissions

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Social Impact

Social Impact

Relocating threatened species throughout New Zealand

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Empowering local forest communities in Ethiopia

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In-Flight

In-Flight

Boxed water is helping reduce plastic waste onboard

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New menu and sustainable incentives for travellers

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Latest News

McKinsey: Global survey points to greener future for air travel

While the pandemic-related downturn is worrisome, it is likely to be temporary. McKinsey’s latest survey of more than 5,500 air travelers around the world shows that the aviation industry faces an even bigger challenge: sustainability.

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Singapore joins hands with New Zealand to tackle a wick ...

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On a science-based journey to net-zero emissions

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Airlines seek clearance for liftoff on sustainable avia ...

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Cape Air Will Become the Caribbean’s First Electric Airline

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Industry Speak

As the leader of one of the world’s largest airlines, I recognize our responsibility in contributing to climate change as well as our responsibility to solve it. It’s no longer enough for us to connect the world without making sure it has a future.

SCOTT KIRBY

SCOTT KIRBY

CEO, United Airlines

If we thought of sustainability in the same way that we think about safety, I’m quite sure we’d be incentivised to create solutions to actually solve those problems.

GREG FORAN

GREG FORAN

CEO, Air New Zealand

If we wait for the ideal technology to be available, then the world is cooked. We miss the net-zero targets. We miss the temperature rise targets.

WARREN EAST

WARREN EAST

CEO, Rolls-Royce

Solving the climate challenge requires collaboration across industries. Decarbonizing aviation is much harder than decarbonizing road transport, as the laws of physics are against us. No one solves these challenges alone.

TOPI MANNER

TOPI MANNER

CEO, Finnair