US airline JetBlue Airways to go ‘carbon neutral’ on domestic flights

The company says it will offset jet fuel emissions from its flights within the US and promises to use sustainable fuel to power planes flying to different countries in the future

More than half of adults say they have been ‘climate shamed’

Shockingly, 5% said they are ‘regularly bullied’ over the impact they have on the planet

easyJet pledges to offset carbon emissions from all flights

It aims to become the world’s first major airline to operate net zero carbon flights across its whole network

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

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

Thomson owner beats carbon target for holiday flights

Holiday group TUI Travel said it has beaten its most “stretching” target to cut carbon emissions and saved more than one million pounds with energy and water efficiency over 2013. The group which has more than 30 million customers and owns travel firm Thompson said it cut the relative carbon emissions across all six of […]

We’ll ground planes in winter to save fuel again – Ryanair

Budget airline Ryanair intends to ground some of its planes in winter again to save jet fuel, it said this week. After keeping 80 aircraft from flying over the winter months last year it plans to ground around 60 in the coming winter. The airline says fuel costs in the year running up to March […]

Air BP forms joint venture with Polish oil firm

The aviation fuel services division of BP is launching a new joint venture with a Polish oil firm to manage the supply and marketing of aviation fuel in Poland. Called Lotos-Air BP Polska, the agreement is subject to approval from European competition authorities and will be formed by Air BP purchasing 50% of Lotos Tank […]

Ryanair profits slide on high fuel costs

Budget airline Ryanair is blaming a multi-million slide in profits on hugely increasing fuel costs. The Irish airline which operates 1,500 flights a day made €40million (£31m) less in the first quarter of 2012 than the same period a year ago, despite carrying more passengers. Michael O’Leary, Ryanair’s Chief Executive said today: “As we previously […]

EU airline emissions plan upsets India

The European Union’s airline emissions plans have upset India, in a row that could stall global climate change talks. The European law that charges airlines over their emissions is set to come into play next year. India’s environment minister said on Wednesday the effect on emerging economies was “unacceptable.” According to Reuters, Jayanthi Natarajan said […]