KLM has appointed Zita Schellekens as Senior Vice President (SVP) for Sustainability & Strategy, effective 1 March 2023.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Travalyst, have joined forces with the aim of providing consumers with a consistent, accurate and widely available calculation of their carbon footprint from air travel.
Flughafen Zürich AG has taken another step forwards in terms of climate protection, reaching the fourth Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) level. This puts Zurich Airport among the top 10 % of airports worldwide that have received accreditation for their efforts to tackle climate change.
As COP27 got under way in Egypt and World Travel Market ran in London, travel company Brown + Hudson announced that it will cap the number of travelers it sends to any destination at just 50 people per year.
Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, is implementing contrail prevention on a special NetZero flight during the COP27 event as part of its continuing partnership with SATAVIA.
An old material is being rediscovered: flax has been with us for thousands of years in the form of clothing, sacks, and robust ship’s ropes. Now the plant fibres are experiencing a renaissance and could become the building material of the future, starting with a new project in Holland.
Travellers now require higher levels of transparency of a company’s environmental performance. GlobalData’s 2021 Consumer Survey has found that almost 75% of global consumers think the introduction of sustainability labels on products should be mandatory.