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November 17, 2022

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Airlines Want Their Net Zero Pledges to Fly on More Than Fumes

Aviation contributes only about 3 percent of the greenhouse gases that worsen climate change, but airplanes don’t have good options to switch away from hydrocarbons. So aviation risks becoming a target for anger among green activists, threatening the long-term viability of mass-market leisure flights.

Some airline industry leaders on Wednesday highlighted promising and hopeful ways to reduce aviation’s carbon emissions, such as by switching to more fuel-efficient aircraft and trying fuel alternatives, in an on-stage conversation with Skift Editor-in-Chief Tom Lowry on Wednesday at Skift Aviation Forum 2022 in Dallas-Fort Worth.

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Singapore Airlines and Scoot Inching Closer to 2019 Passenger Levels (SIMPLE FLYING)

Europe Aviation: Intercontinental Yield Even Stronger Than Intra-Europe (CENTRE FOR AVIATION)

Airline Startups Connect and Breeze Share Early Survival Strategies (SKIFT)


Booking.com Celebrates One Year of Travel Sustainable with New Product Features for Accommodations, Rental Cars and Flights (YAHOO!)

Etihad Completes First Net-Zero Flight Using Saf Book-and-Claim (BTN EUROPE)

Qantas Creates SAF Coalition to Drive Local Demand (BTN EUROPE)


Return of Business Travellers Pushes Up London Hotel Rates (BTN EUROPE)

Hotels Optimistic About MICE Segment (BANGKOK POST)

How to Personalize Leisure and Business Travel in a Digital World (FAST COMPANY)

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Congo, Democratic Republic of - UK and French embassies update travel advisories for Goma, DRC, as of Nov. 16, amid clashes between M23 rebels and security forces.

Japan - Activists to rally at Shinjuku Station in Tokyo and an intersection along Tenjin crossing, Japan, from 14:00 Nov. 19. Disruptions likely.

Russia - Maximum terror threat level introduced at Saint Petersburg and Moscow area airports, Russia, through Nov. 24. Heightened security in place.

Taiwan - Heavy rainfall forecast across parts of northern Taiwan through at least Nov. 18. Possible transport, business, and utility disruptions.

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