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IATA going for 1 billion passengers to fly on sustainable aviation fuel flights by 2025

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has set the goal for one billion passengers to fly on flights that would be fueled by a combination of jet and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by the year 2025. The lofty goal was announced during the 10th anniversary of the first flight to mix sustainable aviation fuel and ordinary jet fuel, relayed the IATA. Back on February 24, 2008, a Virgin Atlantic Boeing …

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IATA and BULATSA to develop and implement national airspace strategy for Bulgaria

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Bulgarian Air Navigation Service Provider (BULATSA) are set to work together to develop and implement a National Airspace Strategy for Bulgaria. The collaboration is geared to deliver benefits to the travelling public, and help spur national economic growth and the competitiveness of the country’s aviation sector. Over the next two decades, passenger demand for air transport in Bulgaria is projected to double. …

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CORSIA on the horizon but many Bizav operators exempted

Many business aircraft operators from the United States would be exempted from the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) requirements. This was according to both NBAA and EBAA. CORSIA is designed to cap carbon dioxide emissions from foreign aviation operations at 2020 levels. International operators producing over 10,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide each year on flights between an estimated 74 participating …

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Major aviation companies call for carbon offsetting scheme to be cleared for implementation

Some of the largest aviation companies have made the call for governments to hasten their efforts to deliver a new international carbon offsetting scheme. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) recently drew the curtain on its Carbon Markets Seminar. Staged in Montreal, Canada, ICAO remains hard at work as it strives to deliver the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) scheme, which was finalized in 2016 after numerous years of back-and-forth talks.

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Namibia to participate in ICAO’s carbon offsetting scheme

Namibia has become the latest nation to join in on the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). Namibia’s addition to the roster pegs the number of nations to 73. CORSIA was recently established by the United Nations agency, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and would begin in 2020. CORSIA is aimed at capping carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from international aviation. International operators emitting over 10,000 metric …

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ANALYSIS: ICAO carbon offsetting scheme under fire

SOURCE: FLIGHTGLOBAL.COM BY: KERRY REALS Opinions are divided over whether ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation should be the only market-based measure applied to the airline industry to address its impact on climate change. The industry is adamant that the global agreement struck at the 2016 ICAO Assembly should mark an end to its inclusion in a growing “patchwork” of environmental taxes and schemes in individual countries. …

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CORSIA looming on the horizon but many National Business Aviation Association exempted

A policy that is designed to help curb the global impact of aviation emissions is getting ready to be implemented although an exemption supported by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) would be exempt from the requirement to purchase carbon offsets. Approved last year by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and set for implementation in 2020, the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) is made to …

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Heathrow Airport increases environmental charges by 7%

Heathrow Airport has risen the cost of environmental fees it levies on airlines by 7% in a bid to reduce its impact on the environment. The rationale behind the price change is to give carriers more incentive to use their latest aircrafts at Heathrow. This can lead to a cleaner and quieter airport for local communities. The higher environmental charge is part of the airport’s sustainability strategy dubbed Heathrow 2.0, …

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Major restructuring of UAE’s airspace eases air traffic congestion

The substantial restructuring of UAE’s airspace has opened up 150 new GPS “waypoints” for aircraft movement, in an ambitious bid to ease air traffic congestion, cut down on fuel costs and make way for more development in the country’s aviation sector. “The Air Space Restructuring project aims to deliver crucial benefits to the UAE’s aviation sector, enhancing airspace capacity to meet forecast air traffic demand for 2020 and beyond,” said …

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UK flights urged to comply with EU environmental regulations after Brexit

UK flights must adhere to European Union environmental regulations after Brexit if Britain wants to keep its access to the European aviation market. Transport group Transport & Environment (T&E) made the call in a report that took at look at how guarantee environmental protection remains in the aviation sector post Brexit. The report recommended that EU regulations on the aviation emissions trading system (ETS) and state aid should still be …

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