Technology and other improvements should allow air travel demands in the U.K. to grow 60% by 2050 if the government wants to meet a target of maintaining the sector’s carbon footprint at 2005 levels. That would be good news for the industry, if not for the fact that the document from the government’s Committee on Climate Change projects that unbridled growth would see air traffic increase 200% during that period. “This would not be compatible with meeting the U.K.’s aviation or wider ...


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