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At its just-completed triennial general assembly, the International Civil Aviation Organization on October 4 reached agreement on a multilateral, global plan to reduce aviation’s impact on climate change. ICAO member states agreed to develop a market-based measure that would apply to aviation by 2020. ICAO will review governments’ plans and approve them at the next… » read more

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As aviation professionals from around the world gather in Montreal next week for the triennial ICAO General Assembly, ATAG has produced a special issue of Flightpath that crystallises several issues on the ICAO agenda. Among these highlights: Aviation’s leading role in tackling climate change. This is expected to be the top item on ICAO’s agenda.… » read more

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The global aviation industry recently submitted a Working Paper to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on what we feel is the best way forward for dealing with aviation’s climate impact. It comes as governments finalise their plans to meet in late September at the 38th ICAO Assembly. While this meeting will explore the whole… » read more

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Voting for the World You Like Challenge — an EU-wide low-carbon contest launched last year by EU Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard —is on now through 6 September. The public can vote to create a shortlist from the 269 projects that can help build a world you like, with a climate you like. ACI… » read more

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European Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas made the following comment a few weeks ago when discussing the Connecting Europe Facility: If transport does not flow or connect smoothly, our economy will fail to grow and we risk losing our competitive edge in the global marketplace. Put simply, transport enables us to connect to compete. Siim Kallas,… » read more

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