IATA sets new green target

Pilling, Mark; Moores, Victoria
July 2009
Airline Business;Jul2009, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports that airlines have agreed during the 2009 International Air Transport Association's (IATA) Annual General Meeting to target the year 2020 as the year for capping emissions growth. According to Giovanni Bisignani, director general of IATA, the commitment to carbon neutral growth completes a set of three sequential goals for air transport, including a 1.5% average annual improvement in fuel efficiency from 2009 to 2020. Details of the four-pillar strategy that will be used by IATA to reach the 2020 target are given.


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