Turning football’s attention towards sustainable travel

As more football clubs make commitments around climate action, reducing the impact of how they move players and fans should be top of the agenda Travel can account for up to 90% of the overall carbon footprint of football clubs and organisations. It’s a significant challenge for the professional game, which is reliant on global …

FGA in BTN – Sustainability should be front and centre of travel’s recovery

Several years ago airline organisation IATA suggested that annual global passenger numbers would double, to 7.8 billion, by 2036. In 2020, however, international passenger demand fell by 75 per cent and domestic demand by nearly half. Covid-19 has rocked global aviation and even the most optimistic observers do not expect ‘normal’ levels to return for …

Carbon fasting on earth day!

For Earth Day we want to post about our individual acts of ‘carbon fasting’ which all contribute to emission reduction and environmental goals in our own lives. Like in the ‘5 and 2’ diet where you fast for 2 days and eat normally on the rest, we think that this thinking could work when trying …

France to ban short-haul domestic flights

Last week, France’s National Assembly voted a ban on domestic flights that can be covered by a train journey in under 2.5 hours. The 2.5 hour line fixed is an attempt to find a middle ground between lowering carbon emissions from transport, whilst avoiding a hard blow to the air travel industry, already weakened by …

The journey towards a more sustainable business model

On the 25th March, our industry partner Ipsos MORI released their second #Ipsosinsights webinar of the year. They explored the discrepancies between what people say they are willing to do to fight climate change versus what they actually do, the role of the industry, and how to be a more sustainable company. Ipsos MORI is …

The top business travel trends for 2021

Earlier this week, our industry partner American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) hosted a webinar on the travel trends for the year ahead for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. They revealed 7 upcoming trends: air corridors, new rules for sourcing hotel programs, technology and more personalised ground travel options, sustainability, traveller and employee wellbeing, …

Happy IWD 2021 from the FGA ladies and baby!

For International Women’s Day 2021 we want to introduce you to some research and findings which we hope will support the workplace going forward. We tend to look to the positive and see that amongst the stress the pandemic has brought, it has also brought new ideas, is reshaping working policies, increased environmental awareness, changed …

FGA Travel Smart works toward Aviation’s Destination 2050 net zero plans

After yesterday’s announcement by the civil aviation sector it was concluded that an agreed list of measures will be taken to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 including: Reduction of demand – 12% Sustainable aviation fuel – 34% Improved air traffic management – 6% Carbon removal – 8% (sinks, sequestration) Fleet update – …

FGA Travel Smart – “one of the most relevant and exciting solutions..”

We are pleased to be on Johnny Thorsen’s innovation radar, VP of Strategy & Innovation at Amex Digital Labs and travel futurist, and listed as one of the most ‘relevant and exciting solutions’ in sustainable travel. Johnny writes:“Fly Green Alliance provides independent consulting services across a wide range of segments to corporations and individuals involved …