FGA joins EBAA’s sustainability working group

Fly Green Alliance has been invited to be part of a group of aviation and sustainability experts looking to work towards guiding the business aviation sector in reducing their emissions and becoming more sustainable. The work is managed through a work stream called Expanding Horizons and sponsored by EBAA. Our first meeting was held on …

What does being bold mean to you?

I wanted to share a recorded event I listened to recently which the National Business Aviation Association hosted called: Women in business aviation – Being bold There was some really good advice by all the senior women on the panel, given through telling stories of their own career developments. Some key take aways were that …

FGA response to ReFuel Aviation Survey

Ricardo was appointed by the European Commission (DG MOVE) to carry out a support study for the impact assessment of the ReFuelEU Aviation initiative. FGA was invited as a stakeholder of the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) development and debate to respond to a survey recently sent out by the European Commission. We responded to the …

The BTA – Will travel emerge from the pandemic greener?

This was the topic for our Friday 17th July FGA online presentation and discussion with the Business Travel Association members. The answer was in short, yes it will. During the meeting we discussed sustainable aviation fuel, FGA sustainable travel solutions and the industry appetite for environmental changes to business on the build back better recovery path. The same …

EU aviation alliance support for green recovery

The aviation industry losses will amount to $88 billion this year having lost up to 80% of traffic (IATA) due to the pandemic. It has been estimated that the industry will take between 2-5 years to recover but strong leadership has been demonstrated by a progressive move by the industry to campaign for green recovery.  …

Who will keep the party going?

Last week we spoke to a few leading organisations working in the aviation industry to name a few IATA and EBAA. It is understood that the aviation industry is fully in crisis, predictions ranging from a 2 year recovery to up to 5 years to recover. There are certain planes (A380, B747) that won’t fly …

When the pandemic subsides, smarter travel should be at the top of companies’ agendas

As posted in Business Traveller, 23rd April, based on an article we wrote. As we know, business travel isn’t all champagne and business class seats. In fact, for many of us, it’s never that. On the negative side it can sometimes be hard on health and can occasionally lead to poor well-being. So although there …

Green recovery alliance: reboot & reboost

‘After the crisis, the time will come to rebuild. This moment of recovery will be an opportunity to rethink our society and develop a new model of prosperity. This new model will have to answer to our needs and priorities.’ – GreenRecovery – Pascal Canfin 180 politicians, CEOs, Think Tanks , NGO and global leaders …