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Lufthansa Cargo Launches Regular Carbon Neutral Flight

Lufthansa Cargo, the cargo arm of German flag carrier Lufthansa, and DB Schenker, one of the world’s leading logistics providers, have announced the launch of the first regular carbon-neutral cargo flight. The announcement follows the first carbon-neutral freighter flights operated by the two companies in November 2020. The carbon-neutral cargo flight operates between Frankfurt, Germany and Shanghai, China. The flight launched April 1 using one of Lufthansa Cargo’s Boeing 777F aircraft. Representatives of both Lufthansa Cargo and DB Schenker said…

FedEx Pledges To Go Carbon Neutral By 2040

Memphis-based cargo giant FedEx is the latest airline to join a push by the aviation industry toward environmental responsibility, as the company announced its commitment to make its entire operation worldwide carbon neutral by 2040. This ambitious target substantially exceeds the objective set for commercial aviation by the International Air…

Chinese Aviation Could Quadruple Emissions by 2050

As time passes to prevent the earth’s average temperature from rising to potentially-catastrophic levels permanently, airlines are under increasing pressure to reduce their emissions. Airlines have had varying responses to this. JetBlue will go carbon neutral this year, following easyJet's precedent. Other major airlines have revealed plans to reduce their…

JetBlue to Become First Carbon-Neutral U.S. Airline

New York-based JetBlue Airways has said that it will become the first, large U.S. airline to offset its emissions from all domestic flights in a move to become completely carbon neutral. “This is part of a long-term commitment we and the industry have to have to reflect the climate reality…