Sustainable aviation fuel tech gets £15m funding

This funding is part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan and could see up to a 70% reduction in emissions compared with fossil fuels

Delta Air Lines to spend $1bn over next decade to mitigate emissions

The programme will start on 1st March and will see the airline invest in driving innovation, advancing clean air travel technologies and reducing carbon emissions

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 aligns with 2050 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%

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

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