Supreme Court overturns ban on Heathrow’s third runway

The controversial project was previously blocked by the Court of Appeal, who concluded it conflicted with climate goals

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Aviation bosses urge Boris Johnson to help the sector play a key role in UK’s green recovery

Members of the UK’s Sustainable Aviation coalition penned the letter to the Prime Minister to reaffirm the industry’s commitment to achieving net zero by 2050 and call for additional support

Most of the world’s airlines ‘will go bankrupt amid coronavirus crisis’

That’s the suggestion from CAPA Centre for Aviation, a Sydney-based consultancy, which predicts the majority of the world’s airlines will be out-of-business by the end of May

Etihad Airways schedules net zero target for 2050

The national airline of the United Arab Emirates has also set an interim goal of halving of its 2019 net emission levels by 2035

UK’s aviation sector confirms 2050 landing for net zero target

The Sustainable Aviation coalition predicts it will be able to reduce net emissions from 30 million tonnes per year down to zero, while simultaneously growing passenger numbers by 70%

Aerial vehicle firm EHang partners with Vodafone to set up flying car ecosystem

The deal will see Vodafone provide connectivity to all EHang AAVs operating in Europe

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

Greta Thunberg to sail across Atlantic for UN climate summit

She has refused to fly because of the high greenhouse gases emitted by aeroplanes

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Third of Brits say they would avoid flying to help the planet

In a new Sky Data survey, 28% of people said they would be willing to give up travelling by plane or reduce the amount they do