Aviation and environment

Flugzeugflügel in der Luft

Currently aviation accounts for roughly two to three percent of man-made global carbon emissions. The industry is aware that the step away from fossil fuels, towards renewable sources is a necessary one – not just to protect the environment but also to ensure the future of commercial aviation. Mid May, Air France demonstrated an important and impressive feat – their first sustainable flight powered by Biofuel. What role cooking oil plays here, LaGuardia’s new skybridge and Airbus’ conversion of the A380 production line are topics in this month’s episode of Cruising Altitude. Tune in on Thursday, June 3, at 8 p.m.