Private jet passengers whose consciences are troubled by their jet’s contribution to global warming can now rest easier with the new CarbonNeutral option for Air Partner’s JetCard block charter program. Customers pay a 2-percent supplement to their flight-hour costs, and Air Partner channels this money into four climate-friendly energy and technology projects to offset the damage done by the aircraft’s engine emissions.
The European Commission (EC) definitely wants to include aviation in the European Union’s Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) to cap the industry’s not-so-minor contribution to greenhouse effect gas emissions.
Within a decade, aircraft operators flying in the airspace of the 25-state European Union (EU) will likely have to start paying for carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from their engines.
Business aviation is being further scrutinized for its environmental performance and must actively consider what it could do to reduce its impact on climate change.
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