Tag: carbon emissions

Etihad Airways: Zero net carbon emissions by 2050
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Etihad Airways: Zero net carbon emissions by 2050

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today committed to a minimum target of zero net carbon ... Read More

UNWTO: What is the greenest way to travel?
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UNWTO: What is the greenest way to travel?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2019

The number of tourists who travel across borders is expected to reach 1.8 billion a year by 2030, according to ... Read More

Carbon emissions per airline passenger decrease more than 50% since 1990
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Carbon emissions per airline passenger decrease more than 50% since 1990

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published information confirming that carbon emissions per passenger have declined by more than 50% ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism’s carbon emissions measured in report launched at COP25
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UNWTO: Tourism’s carbon emissions measured in report launched at COP25

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3% of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from 5% ... Read More

Heathrow: IAG airline group commits to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050
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Heathrow: IAG airline group commits to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 12, 2019

Heathrow Airport announced the plan by British Airways parent company IAG to offset carbon emissions for all its UK domestic ... Read More

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency
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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department ... Read More

Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago
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Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight
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United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation
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Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Finland’s incoming government has today introduced its Government Program which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman
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Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring
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Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions
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Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway
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London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership
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WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets
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Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Air New Zealand and its customers have purchased more than NZD$1 million worth of carbon offsets from permanent New Zealand ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM
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Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, spoke today ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends
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Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight on ... Read More

Delta Air Lines offsets most carbon emissions for over 300K customers on Earth Day
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Delta Air Lines offsets most carbon emissions for over 300K customers on Earth Day

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

In celebration of Earth Day today, Delta is offsetting the emissions of all domestic leisure and business travel into and ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed
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World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, ... Read More

Heathrow Airport: Calling all sustainable innovators
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Heathrow Airport: Calling all sustainable innovators

editor editor- March 28, 2019

Heathrow has today launched a prize worth £30,000, to be awarded to a winning idea that will help the airport ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?
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A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below. ... Read More

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target
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Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, a proposal for decarbonizing ... Read More

Heathrow reaches record 80 million milestone
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Heathrow reaches record 80 million milestone

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019

A record 80 million passengers travelled through the UK’s only hub airport in 2018, up 2.7% on last year, with ... Read More

IATA’s new program helps airlines avoid turbulence
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IATA’s new program helps airlines avoid turbulence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018

International Air Transport Association announced the roll-out its new program that will assist airlines with avoiding turbulence when planning the ... Read More

IATA enables airlines to share turbulence data
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IATA enables airlines to share turbulence data

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched its Turbulence Aware data resource to help airlines avoid turbulence when planning routes ... Read More

Heathrow has strongest November ever as airport sets out plan for carbon neutral growth
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Heathrow has strongest November ever as airport sets out plan for carbon neutral growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

In another consecutive record month, 6.11m passengers travelled through Heathrow in November, up 3.3%. This is the first time that ... Read More

PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam
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PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

Over 150 students, alumni, lecturers and industry professionals from Guam, overseas and the neighboring Pacific Islands participated at the PATA ... Read More

IATA chief: EU carbon tax tilting playing field
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IATA chief: EU carbon tax tilting playing field

editor editor- February 18, 2012

SINGAPORE - The aviation industry emits as much as about 600 million tons of carbon every year, and with more ... Read More

Cape Town launches coalition on climate change
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Cape Town launches coalition on climate change

editor editor- September 2, 2011

The Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Alderman Patricia de Lille, today launched the Cape Town Climate Change Coalition’s “Climate Smart ... Read More

Kenya Airways launches program to cut carbon emissions
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Kenya Airways launches program to cut carbon emissions

editor editor- May 18, 2011

Through a unique initiative developed in cooperation with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Kenya Airways, “The Pride of Africa,” ... Read More

Carbon Calculator Tool built into Kenya Airline’s online booking
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Carbon Calculator Tool built into Kenya Airline’s online booking

editor editor- May 12, 2011

A program based on a “Carbon Calculator Tool” has been built into Kenya Airline’s online ticket booking process. Read More

Egypt woos eco tourists
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Egypt woos eco tourists

editor editor- February 4, 2010

The Egyptian holiday resort of Sharm el-Sheikh intends to slash its carbon emissions in the next decade to woo a ... Read More

Thai Airways supports efforts to reduce carbon emissions
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Thai Airways supports efforts to reduce carbon emissions

editor editor- December 9, 2009

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), as the national carrier of Thailand and one of the world’s airlines, states ... Read More

Global aviation industry to cut carbon emissions to half 2005 levels
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Global aviation industry to cut carbon emissions to half 2005 levels

editor editor- September 23, 2009

LONDON, England - The global aviation industry has agreed to cut its net carbon emissions to half 2005 levels by ... Read More

United environmental flight reduces carbon emissions by nearly 33,000 pounds
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United environmental flight reduces carbon emissions by nearly 33,000 pounds

editor editor- November 15, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – United Airlines charted a new path across the Pacific as the first US carrier to participate ... Read More

Carbon Capital Markets to offset 2008 Business Travel Show Dubai carbon emissions
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Carbon Capital Markets to offset 2008 Business Travel Show Dubai carbon emissions

editor editor- June 3, 2008

DUBAI - The Business Travel Show Dubai has signed an agreement to offset its carbon emissions with Carbon Capital Markets, ... Read More