As part of its continuing efforts to help business aviation reduce carbon emissions, Air BP will be present at the upcoming EBAA AirOps Europe 2020, which will be held on February 4 and 5 in Brussels. Tom Parsons, the fuel company’s low carbon commercial development manager, will among a panel of industry experts that will discuss the paths to a more environmentally sustainable future for the business aviation industry, which is currently facing scrutiny due to its carbon emissions, particularly in Europe. Other panelists will include Bruce Parry, EBAA’s senior environment manager; Miles Thomas, Farnborough Airport's environment manager; Laura Casati, online marketing manager with GlobeAir; and Charlotte Pruvot, air, climate, and energy officer for Aeroports de la Côte d’Azur,
"Limiting aviation’s impact on climate and on communities is a very important priority,” noted EBAA COO Robert Baltus, adding that he is pleased Air BP will be present to share its expertise at the event. “With sustainability an ever-increasing challenge for on-demand, non-scheduled aviation, our sector faces environmental challenges globally and locally, from atmospheric contributions and climate change, through to local noise around airports.”
Air BP will also lead a workshop for invited delegates to discuss the latest in low carbon technologies and sustainable work practices. “We are delighted to be kicking off the new year together with EBAA at an event that has sustainability high on the agenda,” said Irene Lores, the company’s global sales and marketing director for business aviation.