Tag: aircraft CO2 emissions

EASA Addresses Aviation’s Impact on Climate Change

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) proposes that newly designed aeroplane types meet a CO2 standard from the 1st of January 2020, and that aeroplane types already in-production meet a separate CO2 standard starting from the 1st of January 2023. The objective of this so-called ‘Opinion’ published on 7 November 2017 by EASA is to […]

Aviation Attempts To Make Environmental Issues Less Severe

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since the first commercial flight in 1914, the aviation industry has completely changed and grown to a major transport business. Rapid population growth is increasing aviation popularity and more frequent usage. For example, in 2011 2.8 billion passengers travelled by the air, whereas in 2016 the number grew to 3.6 billion air travellers. Therefore, these […]

Lufthansa Cargo Recognised for its CO2 Reducing Emissions Project

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lufthansa’s cargo arm was named one of two runners-up in the “CO2 avoidance as a contribution to climate protection” category with its “OMEGA – using big data to reduce CO2” project. OMEGA is a tool that uses data collected during flights to make future flights more efficient. By comparing projected, actual and optimal values, it […]

ICAO Council Adopts New CO2 Emissions Standard for Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute The 36-State ICAO Council has adopted a new aircraft CO2 emissions standard which will reduce the impact of aviation greenhouse gas emissions on the global climate. Contained in a new Volume III to Annex 16 of the Chicago Convention (Environmental Protection), the aircraft CO2 emissions measure represents the world’s first global design certification standard governing […]