Manchester Airports Group partners with CarbonClick to offer passengers ability to offset carbon emissions from their flights

Passengers at Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports can now offset carbon emissions from flights they take to any destination, with any airline via an easy online process Offsetting will fund the development of new woodland in the Lake District and carbon-reduction projects in Ghana and Nigeria MAG has been ranked the number one… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport joins commitment to get aviation industry to net-zero emissions by 2050

Airport backs strategy to replace with sustainable aviation fuel and alternate propulsion aircraft SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (October 14, 2021) announced that it has joined over two dozen aviation companies around the world backing a bold new aviation transition strategy drafted by the… Read the full press release

IATA approves resolution for global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Boston, Massachusetts, 2021-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 77th Annual General Meeting approved a resolution for the global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. This commitment will align with the Paris Agreement goal for global warming not to exceed 1.5°C. “The world’s airlines have taken a… Read the full press release

Low-cost airline Flyr selects SITA solutions to boost operational efficiencies, reduce carbon emissions and streamline border processes

The new low-cost airline has selected solutions from SITA’s aircraft and airport portfolios to boost operational efficiencies and optimize air-to-ground communications. Oslo, Norway, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As Flyr AS, a new low-cost airline based in Norway, takes to the skies, it has turned to SITA to deliver a wide range of solutions… Read the full press release

Marriott official joins the Race to Zero as part of its commitment to net-zero emissions

Commitment Represents Company’s Latest Action on Climate Stewardship BETHESDA, MD, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAR) (“Marriott”) today (SEPTEMBER 22, 2021) announced it has submitted its letter to the Science Based Targets initiative, committing to: Set science-based emissions reduction targets across all scopes, in line with 1.5°C emissions scenarios; and… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific reaffirms commitment to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

The airline highlights the importance of Sustainable Aviation Fuel as it works towards its target of net-zero emissions by 2050 Hong Kong, China, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is reaffirming its commitment to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 by pledging to use Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for 10% of its total… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific highlights its commitment to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 at its Sustainable Development Report 2020

Sustainable Aviation Fuel, carbon offsetting and reducing emissions are key to achieving greener aviation Hong Kong, China, 2021-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group has committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, becoming one of the first airlines in Asia to establish a timeline for making carbon neutrality a reality. The… Read the full press release

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation and ACI World partner to launch new guidance material for reducing aviation noise and emissions

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) and Airports Council International (ACI) World have partnered to launch new guidance material for reducing aviation noise and emissions. CANSO and ACI, in collaboration with aviation industry partners, have worked to identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency and capacity while… Read the full press release

Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with new technology and new aircraft

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with new technology and new aircraft. The upgraded weather service provided by AVTECH Sweden AB, can reduce CO2 emissions by an additional 10,000 – 15,000 tons per year. In the past few years, Norwegian has taken several steps to contribute to a… Read the full press release

Ryanair becomes the first EU airline to release monthly CO2 emissions statistics

Average Co2 In May Of Just 66g, Almost 50% Lower Than Other Major Eu Airlines DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair today (5 June) becomes the first EU airline to release monthly CO2 emissions statistics, which show an average of 66g CO2 per passenger/km in May 2019. Metrics May 2019 Total Kilometres 17,529m km Total Passengers… Read the full press release

Heathrow reveals four key action areas to reduce and offset the growth in emissions from new flights

Announcement demonstrates that growth at the airport is not a choice between economy and environment Comprehensive plan suggests maximising incentives for airlines, investing in more UK peatland restoration and supporting sustainable fuels  Heathrow will consult with partners on the delivery of this plan ahead of the first statutory consultation on expansion in summer 2019  LONDON,… Read the full press release