Qantas Group aims high with 2050 net zero goal

It has pledged to invest around $50m over 10 years to support the development of a sustainable aviation fuel industry in Australia and abroad

Birmingham Airport schedules a net zero arrival for 2033

The organisation has committed to cleaning up its carbon footprint by delivering cleaner airport operations, rather than relying heavily on carbon offsets

Whistleblower claims British Airways guilty of ‘fuel tankering’ practice

Fuel tankering involves adding extra fuel to planes to save on refuelling costs, resulting in increased weight and higher emissions

British Airways to offset all domestic CO2 emissions from 2020

The airline has promised to invest in renewable energy facilities, rainforest protection schemes and reforestation initiatives to help counteract the damage it causes to the planet

Zero-carbon aviation ‘unlikely to be feasible by 2050’

That’s the verdict delivered by Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, who says emissions from aviation could be reduced by around a fifth by the mid-century

Two-thirds of UK public back limiting air travel to tackle climate change

Around 62% of people questioned in a new poll said addressing climate change requires a ‘high’ or ‘extremely high’ level of urgency

Rolls-Royce and Norwegian airline team up for zero emission flights

The project aims to develop an electrical aircraft concept to replace Widerøe’s regional fleet of more than 30 planes by 2030

Heathrow drone activists due to meet with authorities to discuss plans

Four members of Heathrow Pause, an Extinction Rebellion splinter group, plan to fly toy drones at the airport in September to protest the planned expansion of runways at the site

Heathrow Airport unveils details of ‘expansion masterplan’

The new information has been released as part of a 12-week consultation to gather input regarding the construction of the controversial third runway

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Heathrow campaigners lose High Court battle to block third runway

Judges have ruled the £14 billion plan is lawful, meaning the new runway could start to be built in 2021 and become operational by 2026