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British Airways Plans to Offset Carbon Emissions from All U.K. Flights

Nov 10, 2019

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Last month, British Airways announced plans to offset carbon emissions from all its flights within the United Kingdom. The initiative begins next year and carbon emissions are offset via the United Nations’ carbon offsetting scheme, which invests in carbon reduction projects around the world, such as reforestation and rainforest protection.

The initiative applies to up to 75 flights daily between 11 U.K. destinations. British Airways’ domestic emissions amounts to approximately 400,000 tons of C02 per year.

“British Airways is determined to play its part in reducing aviation’s CO2 emissions. To solve such a multi-faceted issue requires a multi-faceted response and this initiative further demonstrates our commitment to a sustainable future. It also follows our announcement to partner with renewable fuels company, Velocys, to build a facility which converts household and commercial waste into renewable sustainable jet fuel to power our fleet,” said Alex Cruz, chairman and CEO, British Airways.

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