A strategy towards sustainable development of UK aviation
Sustainable Aviation is a long term strategy which sets out the collective approach of UK aviation to tackling the challenge of ensuring a sustainable future for our industry. A world-first, Sustainable Aviation was launched in 2005 and brings together the main players from UK airlines, airports, manufacturers and air navigation service providers. We have produced four Progress Reports to date, the latest published in January 2014, following ones in 2011, 2009 and 2006. We will continue to deliver on the goals and commitments identified in the strategy, monitoring and tracking the practical cooperative work being undertaken by signatories to Sustainable Aviation as well as promoting our efforts both within the UK and internationally.
Latest initiatives to reduce CO2 emissions from aviation. Read about our Continuous Descent Operations (CDO) campaignlearn more
Sustainable Aviation (SA), a coalition of the UK's airlines, airports, manufacturers and air navigation service provider NATS, has launched its latest Road-Map, which considers the opportunities for sustainable aviation fuels. The Road-Map identifies the potential for a 24 per cent reduction in aviation carbon dioxide emissions, the generation of £265 million in economic value and the creation of 4400 jobs in the UK over the next 15 years. However, Government support will be vital to achieve this potential.
Sustainable Aviation has published a report explaining how governments and the aviation industry can achieve the industry target of halving CO2 emissions by 2050, compared with 2005 levels.learn more
Sustainable Aviation has launched the industry’s first Noise Road-Map, demonstrating how noise from UK aviation will not increase despite a near doubling in flights over the next 40 years.
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To read a non-technical summary of our Noise Road-Map click here
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To read the SA Stakeholder Response to the Noise Road-Map click here