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A United Airlines 737-900 featuring the carrier's eco skies livery, a United program committed to the environment. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Airline Lobbying Group Praises New Sustainable Aviation Fuel Pathway

Aviation has long been the target of climate advocates who say that the industry, which contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions blamed for climate change fears, has not taken enough precedent to reduce emissions and fight the climate crisis.  Now, it will be easier for airlines to cut their emissions with an addition to ASTM International’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) specification, D7566, which will further the availability and use of SAF to and by U.S. Airlines. Airlines for America (A4A),…

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…