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Pollution and Aviation- Beyond CO2

It is no secret that the aviation industry emits copious amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. While CO2 is responsible for about 3/4th of global emissions and is a primary greenhouse gas causing atmospheric warming otherwise known as climate change, it is not the only environmentally damaging pollutant...

Biofuels- the Future of Aviation Sustainability?

One of the key components to reducing emissions in the aviation industry is introducing affordable and sustainable biofuels to replace high-polluting fossil fuels. In 2008, the first commercial flight to ever use a blend of biofuels paved the way for the future of eco-friendly aviation. Since then, an estimated 150,000...

What Can Airlines Do About “Flight Shaming”?

Flight shaming is a form of climate activism in which people are encouraged to avoid air transportation because of the large environmental footprint of aviation compared to other means of transportation. While this is by no means a new phenomenon, it has recently gained a lot of media coverage thanks...

Helping Aviation Companies Promote their Triple Bottom Line

The Triple Bottom Line (TBL) of People, Planet, and Profit first emerged as a corporate sustainability framework in 1994. The TBL theory argues that companies that adopt policies promoting environmental and social responsibility alongside the pursuit of profit are better able to achieve sustainable growth and profit. With the tools...

Why it’s Time to Ditch the Legacy System

According to the US Department of Transportation, 21% of commercial flights in 2019 had delayed arrivals, that’s slightly more than in 2018. What’s more, the number of tarmac delays of three or more hours on domestic flights increased by 100 between 2018-19. How is it possible that airline operations have...