LMA – Is this the start of the great sustainability push in the aviation industry?
In 2021 the aviation industry continued its drive to create a more sustainable environment and this is likely to accelerate in 2022. Whilst uncertainty and reduced traffic count persisted in 2021, from the previous year, many environmental initiatives were developed and landmark events took place; a feat that is even more impressive given the financial strains and disruption faced by the industry, and its efforts towards innovation.
Following the landmark conference of COP26, more airlines will be communicating their respective commitments to a more sustainable business, working towards the target of net zero by 2050, as a minimum. This has also been backed by the UK Government through their Jet Zero consultation to decarbonise the aviation industry, and IATA’s message of committing to carbon-neutral airline growth from 2021, with a following 50% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2050.Read Full Article