Demand-Based Measures May Quickly Curb Aviation’s CO2 Emissions

airport crowd
Capping business travel at 50% of 2019 levels would yield an easy, immediate impact on CO2 emissions.
Credit: Marcin Rogozinski/Alamy
Loic, 21, has a ticket for a music festival in Amsterdam. A carrier offers direct flights from Lyon Saint Exupery, his closest airport. A lower airfare persuades him to fly on another carrier, with a connection in Bordeaux—on the other side of the country. By doing so, Loic is saving a few dozen...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

Demand-Based Measures May Quickly Curb Aviation’s CO2 Emissions is available to both Aviation Week & Space Technology and AWIN subscribers.

Subscribe now to read this content, plus receive critical analysis into emerging trends, technological advancements, operational best practices and continuous updates to policy, requirements and budgets.

Already a subscriber to AW&ST or AWIN? Log in with your existing email and password.