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 […]

CACTUS – Corporate Travellers for Climate Action event – linkedIn office – 28th Feb

In London last week we attended the Business Travel Show and presented our thought leadership at CACTUS where we met industry leaders discussing their role and seeking information on sustainability within the business travel sector.  At The BTS we attended a seminar called ‘Travel price and risk outlook for 2020’. Here a panel consisting of Suzanne […]

Debate on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in Europe

Held on 4th February, 2020 at EU Parliament in Brussels. This past Tuesday, February 4, FGA were invited to attend a debate about ‘Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in the EU’. The event was hosted by the Airport Regions Council (ARC) and held at the EU Parliament Building in Brussels. The debate marked the final installation […]

Traveldoo & The British Travel Association presents ‘Planet Plan Sustainability Conference’

Held on 4th February 2020, at Expedia’s office, London. This week we were part of a timely gathering of travel management companies, airlines, train companies and corporate travel buyers all interested and ready to make changes to reduce emissions in the industry. The agenda put together by Sam Cande of Traveldoo was very well received, […]

Which market mechanisms will see the SAF industry take off?

Last July FGA spoke to Giles Dickson, CEO of Wind Europe, on the advice of a European Commission energy specialist. Giles talked through the mechanisms Wind Europe used in their role as the association building the renewable electricity industry from wind. Giles discussed that PPAs (power purchase agreements) were put in place with high-profile customers […]