Tag: CO2

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:09 0

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by ... Read More

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:30 0

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be encouraged to be more sustainable? ... Read More

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

Lilium: Air taxis to service world’s major cities by 2025

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 22:04 0

According to the German aviation startup Lilium, air taxis will offer services in many major cities all over the world in the next six years ... Read More

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019 05:25 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue important work for full implementation ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 16:35 0

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, in order to tackle one of ... Read More

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 18:10 0

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be encouraged to be more sustainable? ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 03:55 0

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation industry The International Air Transport ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 18:17 0

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have a “negligible” impact on jobs ... Read More

Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 07:55 0

A new eruption of Mount Agung, Bali, occurred on May 24, 2019 at 7:23 p.m., a day later Bali Den Pasar Airport remains closed for ... Read More

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:40 0

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. The MoU was ... Read More

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa supports ambitious tree planting goal for Samoa

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa supports ambitious tree planting goal for Samoa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:40 0

As part of Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa’s ever-evolving efforts to ensure a healthier and greener earth, the team is proud to announce their involvement ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30 0

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- May 3, 2019 00:41 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 16:01 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:10 2

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

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 19, 2019 02:18 0

Costa Crociere celebrated the technical launch of the new flagship Costa Smeralda at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. During the ceremony, the ship officially ... Read More

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 18:56 0

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental ... Read More

InterContinental Genève: 6 years of Green Globe certification

InterContinental Genève: 6 years of Green Globe certification

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:41 1

Green Globe first certified the InterContinental Genève in 2014. Ideally located on an oasis of calm in the diplomatic district, InterContinental Genève offers elegantly designed ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 23:20 0

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. “One could ... Read More

Munich tops European airports in CDP climate protection rankings

Munich tops European airports in CDP climate protection rankings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:13 0

Munich Airport has been recognized for its effective climate change efforts by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an international organization that supports companies and cities ... Read More

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 19:10 0

Delta is one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies Worldwide for the second consecutive year – the only airline on the who's who of tech ... Read More

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:34 0

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero ... Read More

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

editor editor- February 5, 2019 02:05 0

A recent public debate of flight-related emissions has had an effect on Finnish consumers. Of all respondents, 50 percent said that they are aware of ... Read More

Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers

Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 19:33 0

2019 is already off to a bad start for travelers with The first national ATC strike taking place in Italy tomorrow afternoon is heralding a ... Read More

IATA’s new program helps airlines avoid turbulence

IATA’s new program helps airlines avoid turbulence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018 17:30 0

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

JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports electrifying ground transportation fleets

JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports electrifying ground transportation fleets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 00:51 0

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will purchase 18 Proterra Catalyst E2 vehicles for shuttle service at John F. Kennedy International Airport ... Read More

IATA enables airlines to share turbulence data

IATA enables airlines to share turbulence data

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 06:10 0

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

Avolon orders 100 aircraft from Airbus

Avolon orders 100 aircraft from Airbus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 06:25 0

Dublin, Ireland headquartered aircraft lessor Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 A320neos and 25 A321neos. The agreement is the single largest order for ... Read More

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018 08:59 0

See the full list of award winners. This year’s awards attracted 200 entries from 87 organisations and individuals worldwide. The winners were selected by an ... Read More

Dramatic greenhouse gas cuts achievable, says UN

Dramatic greenhouse gas cuts achievable, says UN

editor editor- January 25, 2011 03:19 0

Dramatic cuts in industrial emissions of the global warming greenhouse gases that threaten to drastically change Earth’s climate are achievable in both developed and developing ... Read More

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