Europe’s aviation sector welcomes Digital Green Certificate proposal whilst urging wider restart plan
17 March 2021 – PRESS RELEASE: Europe’s aviation sector welcomed today’s proposal by the European Commission for a Digital Green Certificate system. This proposal requires EU States to issue common, inter-operable and mutually-recognised certificates for COVID-19 vaccination, testing and recovery status that will facilitate free movement during the COVID pandemic and support the restart of travel.
Brussels, 11 February 2021: Europe’s aviation sector today unveiled its flagship sustainability initiative, Destination 2050 – A Route to Net Zero European Aviation. Driven by a new, independent report, it provides a vision and path for meaningful CO2 emission reduction efforts in Europe and globally.
24 June 2021 – On 16 June, the Executive Director of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Mr Patrick Ky, presented the results of a study on the societal acceptance of future air mobility operations in urban environments during an exchange of views with the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism. The Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) welcomes the EASA study, which is an important tool for moving the discussion on urban air mobility (UAM) forward.
European aviation sector proposes EU Pact for Sustainable Aviation to realise EU’s 2030 and 2050 decarbonisation ambitions
Destination 2050 already shows a pathway for Europe’s aviation sector to decarbonise, in line with the EU’s 2050 climate objectives Pact would complement European Commission’s ‘Fit for 55’ policies to ensure aviation can meet its decarbonisation targets Brussels, 14 July 2021 – In its ‘Fit for 55’ legislative package published today, the European Commission set out proposals aimed at reducing net EU greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 55%1 by 2030.