in Business Aviation

ATR attends UN Climate Change Conference COP22 in Marrakech

Posted 9 November 2016 · Add Comment

ATR is attending the UN Climate Change Conference COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 7-18, 2016.

ATR said it is an integral partner and advocate in the global aviation community’s fight against climate change.

ATR designs and builds more eco-efficient means of transport to connect people and communities and strives to reduce the environmental impact of its airplanes throughout their life-cycle. Today, ATR 72-600 has the lowest fuel consumption per seat in its category

“These actions are part of ATR’s broader strategy built around the global environmental targets set for the industry,” said Tom Anderson, ATR senior vice president commercial and customer support. “Together with other airframe and engine manufacturers, airlines, fuel suppliers, airports, and governments, ATR is working toward collective industry goals. These include 1.5% average annual fuel efficiency improvement through 2020, carbon neutral growth from 2020, and a 50% reduction in CO2 by 2050 relative to 2005 baseline levels.”

Anderson took the floor to present ATR’s key environmental priorities at the COP22 aviation side event.

“ATR is fully committed to responsible travel. Each year 300 million passengers travel on regional aircraft that serve around 3,500 airports across the world. We strive every day to promote solutions that facilitate the development of regional connectivity in a sustainable way,” said Tom Anderson.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Exhilarating aerial race heads to Africa

The world’s only long distance paramotor race, the Icarus Trophy, will visit Africa for the first time.

Bombardier reports fourth quarter and full year 2017 results

Bombardier has released its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, highlighting solid financial and operational performance across the company.

Bruno Even appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters

Airbus SE has appointed Bruno Even, 49, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective 1 April 2018. He will report to Airbus CEO Tom Enders and join the company’s Executive Committee.

Lockheed Martin delivers 400th C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft

Lockheed Martin reached a major milestone with the delivery of its 400th C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on Feb. 9. This Super Hercules is an MC-130J Commando II Special Operations aircraft that is assigned to the U.S. Air Force’s Special

Flydubai adds Kinshasa to its African network

Flydubai has announced the start of flights to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from 15 April.

Air Peace takes delivery of its second Embraer 145

Air Peace has taken delivery of its second Embraer 145 jet in a bid to end the travel difficulties of the nations’s unserved and underserved cities, reports The Afritraveller.

TAA SK0902311218
See us at
Aviation Africa BT18418Global Aerospace BT010518