oneworld® Alliance to purchase up to 200 million gallons of SAF per year from Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo

NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of the oneworld® Alliance plan to purchase up to 200 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel per year from Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo, in the second such joint commitment by the global airline alliance in four months. Delivery of the fuel is expected to commence… 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

Bristol Airport announces Airport Carbon Transition (ACT) programme partners

Bristol Airport has announced new partnerships with five organisations in the first round of funding from the Airport Carbon Transition (ACT) programme London, UK, 2022-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The ACT programme is a fund launched by Bristol Airport in July 2021 to kick start and fast track decarbonisation initiatives in the South West…. Read the full press release

PATA and global hospitality, travel and tourism sector organisations announce release of The Net Zero Methodology for Hotels

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in partnership with global hospitality, travel and tourism sector organisations released a new methodology to guide hotels on how to set a net zero pathway. The Net Zero Methodology for Hotels provides detailed guidance on how hotels can approach the technical… Read the full press release

easyJet announces partnership with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions to support development of its hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system

London, UK, 2022-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced it is working with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions to support the development of its hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system for commercial aircraft, as part of the airline’s ambition to de-carbonise aviation. Cranfield Aerospace Solutions is developing its hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system… Read the full press release

easyJet and Rolls-Royce partner to develop knowledge on sustainability solutions for aviation industry

London, UK, 2021-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet and Rolls-Royce have confirmed they will be working together on research into industry-wide sustainability solutions for commercial aircraft. The study, which will commence in January 2022 and run for up to two years, will seek to explore alternative energy and power solutions, including low carbon and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways performs the first-ever trade on the IATA Aviation Carbon Exchange ACE using the IATA Clearing House

Pioneering initiative opens a new chapter in the promotion of innovation towards environmental sustainability DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Qatar Airways became the first carrier to make a transaction on the IATA Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE) using IATA Clearing House (ICH)…. Read the full press release

easyJet applauds FlyZero’s concept for a midsize aircraft powered by liquid hydrogen

easyJet is closely involved with the UK’s Jet Zero Council, the Aerospace Technology Institute and the FlyZero project The airline has been working in partnership with Airbus since 2019 to support the development of a hydrogen-powered commercial aircraft by 2035 London, UK, 2021-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has welcomed FlyZero’s announcement that it… Read the full press release

Finavia announces the opening of new Terminal 2 extension at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The new and shiny extension of Terminal 2 will open on 1 December 2021. In addition to the impressive main entrance and departures hall, the arrivals hall will also be opened. In the hall, the nature diorama Luoto welcomes passengers arriving in Finland. A travel centre linking… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific, Boston Consulting Group and airline leaders form organisation to accelerate decarbonisation in the aviation industry

New non-profit organisation will accelerate the development of radical technological innovations required to decarbonise aviation Hong Kong, China, 2021-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and other airline leaders announced today (October 28, 2021) the formation of the Aviation Climate Taskforce (ACT), a new non-profit organisation founded to… Read the full press release

Aviation decarbonisation projects supported by British Airways shortlisted for Government funding

Eight projects have been shortlisted for funding by the Department for Transport’s Green Fuels, Green Skies competition – part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, announced in November 2020  The grants will drive meaningful progress towards the development of sustainable aviation fuel plants in the UK and the decarbonization of the aviation industry  Projects… Read the full press release