Emissions scheme timetable in doubt

[Ref Flight International Magazine 31 Mar – 6 Apr 2020] Announced on 6 October 2016, ICAO’s CORSIA initiative created a target for the airline ­industry to achieve carbon-­neutral growth in international flights from 2020 onwards. It is due to be implemented in three phases, beginning with the pilot phase (2021-2023), then the first phase (2024-2026). […]

IATA issues airline ‘apocalypse’ warning

[Ref Flight International Magazine 31 Mar – 6 Apr 2020] Association says entire global industry could be ‘shuttered’ by a liquidity crisis unless governments take urgent action. It points out that markets with severe restrictions on air travel currently cover 98% of global passenger revenues. Therefore, in a situation where “the typical airline had two […]