easyJet Teams Up with Collins Aerospace to Enhance Aircraft Operations and Reduce Carbon Emissions

The low-cost carrier becomes the largest operator to roll out Collins GlobalConnectSM (IN SHORT) Low-cost carrier easyJet is partnering with Collins Aerospace, an RTX business, to implement GlobalConnectSM connected aircraft services on over 330 Airbus aircraft in its fleet. This collaboration enhances safety oversight, pilot training, and operational efficiencies for easyJet. GlobalConnect enables insights into… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Announces Leadership Changes and Ambitious Goals to Enhance Customer Experience and Reduce Carbon Emissions

(IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines has unveiled executive leadership changes and organizational realignment aimed at supporting the company’s strategic priorities. The changes include elevating Justin Jones to Executive Vice President Operations, where he will lead efforts related to modernization and daily airline operations. Tony Roach will assume the role of Senior Vice President & Chief Customer… Read the full press release

Vistara Adopts SITA’s Innovative Solutions to Cut Carbon Emissions by 15,000 Tons Annually

SITA eWAS will help Vistara flights avoid weather disruptions, while SITA OptiClimb will reduce carbon emissions by 15,000 tons yearly Gurugram, India, 2023-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of the Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, has become the first Indian airline to deploy both SITA eWAS and SITA OptiClimb® solutions…. Read the full press release

ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation: Record-breaking growth in airports worldwide reducing carbon emissions by 8.1%

More than half a million tonnes of CO2 reduced by the global community of airports certified by Airport Carbon Accreditation between May ’21 and May ’22 30% growth in participation with 395 accredited airports worldwide in 79 countries 89 airports achieved advanced levels of carbon management Brussels, Belgium, 2023-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports… Read the full press release

Finavia Aims for Net-Zero Carbon Emissions at All Airports by 2025: New Responsibility Program Details Path to Sustainable Air Travel

Vantaa, Finland, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The airport company Finavia has published its new responsibility programme. The main objective of the “Towards sustainable air travel” programme is to reduce the carbon emissions of airports to net zero by the end of 2025. “Finavia’s operations at all its airports have been carbon neutral since… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines supports its net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 goal with SITA OptiClimb

Singapore, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA OptiClimb®, a digital inflight prescriptive analytics tool for fuel optimization, has been selected by Singapore Airlines to support the carrier’s goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. By deploying SITA OptiClimb®, the airline is able to optimize fuel utilization during the aircraft’s climb-out phase. The unique solution… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Group reports on the progress towards its goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

New commitments in carbon neutrality and diversity, and supporting the Hong Kong community during the pandemic Hong Kong, China, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group has released its annual Sustainable Development Report that addresses its commitment and progress in the areas of environmental, social and governance, which are of great importance… Read the full press release

easyJet announces interim carbon reduction target: 35% carbon emissions intensity improvement by FY2035

The airline is setting an interim target of a 35% carbon emissions intensity improvement by 2035 as part of its commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 The carbon reduction pathway is aligned with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) It will be achieved through a combination of fleet renewal, operational improvements and efficiencies,… Read the full press release

London City Airport sets out roadmap to become the first net zero airport in London by 2030

LCY sets out roadmap for the airport to achieve net zero carbon by 2030 Data shows that 73% of passengers access the airport by public and sustainable transport, the highest percentage of any UK airport Recent polling commissioned by London City Airport, conducted by YouGov, found that 82% of passengers believe it is important for… Read the full press release

easyJet and GKN Aerospace to cooperate on reducing carbon emissions in aviation

London, UK, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced it is working with GKN Aerospace, the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier, to work toward reducing carbon emissions in aviation through the adoption of zero carbon emission technologies. easyJet will support the development of GKN Aerospace’s Hydrogen Combustion (H2JET)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways offers corporate clients option to offset or reduce carbon emissions with the launch of its voluntary carbon offset programme

Reaffirming the Group’s ambition on Earth Day 2022 to reach the climate targets while driving innovation DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today (21 April 2022) launched a voluntary carbon offset programme for corporate customers. This initiative will enable corporate and trade clients to offset their own carbon emissions via a… Read the full press release

Heathrow announces its updated sustainability strategy as the aviation industry emerges from the pandemic and ramps up to recovery

Heathrow launches Heathrow 2.0: Connecting People and Planet kicking off a decisive decade of difference to help the airport build back better from the pandemic, with carbon reductions and ensuring Heathrow is a great place to live and work top of the agenda Heathrow is already delivering against the goals of its plan, announcing today the airport’s… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport signed the Toulouse Declaration joining other airports in their commitment to a net zero future

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport joins forces with a record number of airports across Europe to sign the ‘Toulouse Declaration’, reinforcing the industry’s commitment to a net zero future. The Toulouse Declaration, established by Airport Council International (ACI Europe), marks the first time that European Governments,… Read the full press release

Scotland’s airline Loganair announces new route to Oslo and new jobs at Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On the back of its 60th anniversary celebrations last week, Scotland’s airline Loganair has announced an expansion at Aberdeen International Airport with the introduction of a new route to Oslo and the creation of over 20 new jobs. The year-round link between Aberdeen and the Norwegian capital will… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces the appointment of a new Head of Sustainability, Greg Ritt

New role showcasing commitment to sustainable change Greg Ritt joins with over 12 years of specialist knowledge Stagecoach continuing to make progress in new sustainability strategy Perth, Scotland, 2022-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has taken a further step in achieving its sustainability commitments by announcing the appointment of a new Head of Sustainability…. Read the full press release

Qantas to purchase 10 million litres of SAF in 2022 from bp

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will purchase blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from next month, helping to reduce its carbon emissions by around 10 per cent for its flights from London. It is the first time an Australian airline will purchase SAF on an ongoing basis for regular scheduled services. The… Read the full press release

SAS rewards EuroBonus members with 500 Extra points when adding biofuel

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Since 2019, travelers flying with SAS can voluntarily choose to buy biofuel. To increase the use of sustainable aviation fuels, such as biofuel, is an important step to reduce climate-impacting carbon emissions when flying and SAS will now reward EuroBonus members with extra points when adding biofuel…. Read the full press release

easyJet Announces Winners Of Future Flight Competition

easyJet launched the competition in October for children to design a zero-emission passenger plane Cerys, aged 8 and Lara, aged 15 have been named as the winners of easyJet’s ‘Aircraft of the Future’ competition after they wowed judges with their designs The winning designs included innovative features such as solar panel wings, pressurised hydrogen fuel… Read the full press release

The Singapore Airlines Group announces new initiatives to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Singapore, 2021-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group today (24 May 2021) announced its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, reinforcing its long-standing strategy of working towards decarbonisation and environmental sustainability across its operations. The Group’s airlines, Singapore Airlines, Scoot and SIA Cargo, will use multiple levers to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces commitment and roadmap to reduce its carbon emissions to net-zero by 2040

With this commitment, Alaska joins The Climate Pledge SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (April 21, 2021) announced its commitment and roadmap to reduce the company’s carbon emissions to net-zero by 2040, and commitments across carbon, waste, and water impacts by 2025. Today’s announcement included the release of Alaska’s 2020 LIFT… Read the full press release

Wizz Air provides passengers with the option to easily calculate and offset their flight’s carbon emissions

PASSENGERS CAN CALCULATE TRAVEL FOOTPRINT AND OFFSET CARBON EMISSIONS Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and greenest airline*, has launched a carbon offsetting scheme as part of its wider commitment to reducing emissions, enabling passengers to calculate their flight’s environmental impact and offset the carbon emissions thereof. The… Read the full press release

British Airways starts offsetting carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK

Airline to make all flights within the UK carbon neutral from 1 January 2020 British Airways to invest in verified carbon reduction projects British Airways’ parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) recently announced commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — From 1 January 2020, British Airways… Read the full press release


Madrid, Spain, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3% of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from 5% in 2016, a landmark new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Transport Forum (ITF) shows. At the same time, as tourist numbers rise and… Read the full press release

IATA research shows passengers want governments to encourage development of sustainable aviation fuels to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 encourage the development of new technologies and sustainable aviation fuels to… Read the full press release

Heathrow invests in the restoration of UK peatlands to offset carbon emissions

Lancashire nature reserve is first peatland restoration chosen by Heathrow as carbon offsetting project Heathrow plans for the airport to be carbon neutral by 2020, and eventually for its infrastructure to be zero carbon by 2050 Heathrow research into peatland restoration could help UK aviation industry fulfil its international carbon commitments   Terminal 2 becomes one… Read the full press release

easyJet’s carbon emissions now below 80 grams for each passenger kilometre travelled

LUTON, UK, 2017-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Airline has achieved carbon reduction milestone of 80 grams for each passenger kilometre travelled for the first time – Emissions per passenger on track to be reduced by a third in twenty years easyJet’s carbon emissions, for each kilometre travelled by passengers, have dropped below 80 grams… Read the full press release