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.  […]

The European Commission’s Decision to Support a Revised CORSIA 2019 Baseline

What is CORSIA? CORSIA was designed by the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) and stands for Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation. “It’s a global market-based measure designed to offset international aviation CO2 emissions to help stabilize emission levels from 2020 onwards. Through this measure, offsetting of CO2 will be achieved through the […]

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 […]

FGA response to ReFuelEU Aviation Consultation

FGA will be responding to the consultation that the European Commission opened March 24th and which closes 21st April.  We think this is an excellent opportunity and platform to share market experiences, discuss mechanisms and air industry views as a contribution toward the European Commission’s New Green Deal.  This is all the more relevant during a period where sustainable recovery of the […]

VACANCY: PAID FGA INTERN

At FGA we are looking for 1-2 paid interns.  FGA are climate mitigation specialists focusing on reducing emission in the travel sector. We work and co-operate with corporations, the European Commission, fuel companies, airlines, EU lobbying associations and member states to bring funding, mechanisms and awareness to the sustainable travel sector.  We’ve recently discussed our work in the press here and also presented at […]

Aviation Industry talks amid COVID-19 Crisis: sustainable long-term planning as the UN’s ICAO updates CORSIA – 13th March

Last Friday, 13th March, the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) approved the eligible emission units for the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). This recent CORSIA update has opened up acceptance to further carbon offsetting schemes initially in a 2021-2023 pilot phase and has excluded old credits that are unlikely to bring real emissions reduction […]