Tag: pollution

United Cancelled Two Flights to New Delhi Due to Smog

Reading Time: 1 minute United Airlines cancelled two Newark-Delhi Int’l flights after heavy smog had covered the Indian capital. The temporal suspension has been implemented on November 10 according to the carrier’s announcement. It was originally scheduled to last at least until November 13, but eventually, only flights departing Newark on November 10 and November 11 were cancelled, according […]

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 […]

Airlines Embrace Pollution Plan That Could Cost Them $24 Billion

Reading Time: 2 minutes The aviation industry is supporting a United Nations proposal to limit pollution from international flights even though the measure may eventually cost companies $24 billion annually. Trade groups representing United Continental, Boeing and other industry leaders are pushing nations to join the agreement, which would require companies to offset their emissions growth by funding environmental […]