Press Releases

  • Canadian Government urged to boost aerospace research

  • 25 September 2012: Toronto, 25 September 2012 – The Canadian Government was urged to boost investment in green aerospace research and development today by Paul Steele, Executive Director of the Geneva-based Air Transport Action Group, a global association representing the commercial aviation industry on sustainability issues.

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  • Flightpath to a sustainable future

  • 18 June 2012: Montréal, 18 June 2012 – The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) launched today “Flightpath to a Sustainable Future”, an ICAO special Rio+20 global initiative consisting of the first-ever series of connecting flights powered by sustainable alternative fuels, on which ICAO Secretary General, Mr. Raymond Benjamin, will travel from Montréal to Rio de Janeiro for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, known as Rio+20.

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  • Industry declaration handed to ICAO

  • 18 April 2012: Montreal - ATAG representatives Angela Gittens (Director General of ACI), Tony Tyler (Director General and CEO of IATA), and Eugene Hoeven (Director of ICAO Relations of CANSO) today presented the International Civil Aviation Organisation with the declaration signed by the industry at last month's Aviation & Environment Summit in Geneva.

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  • Global aviation sector commits to support sustainable development

  • 22 March 2012: Geneva – Leaders of the aviation industry meeting in Geneva, today sent a reminder to governments of the vital role the sector plays in economic growth, providing jobs whilst taking its environmental responsibilities seriously. Chief Executives and Directors General from 16 global aviation companies and organisations signed the Aviation & Environment Summit’s Declaration as a joint message to world governments due to meet at Rio de Janeiro for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in June.

     

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  • ATAG and GARDN sign agreement to promote environmental research in aviation

  • 22 March 2012: Geneva - The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) and Canada's Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN) took the opportunity of the 6th Aviation & Environment Summit in Geneva to sign a cooperation agreement. The two organizations intend to build on their respective mandates and networks to further foster and promote environmental research in aviation, particularly in the areas of sustainable aviation biofuels, sustainable development, industry collaboration and climate change.

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  • ATAG welcomes ATR to Board of Directors

  • 21 March 2012: The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) today welcomes regional aircraft manufacturer ATR to its Board of Directors. ATR, the one of the world’s largest regional aircraft manufacturers, will join other airframe companies Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer and the other industry partners on the Board of ATAG.

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  • Air transport provides jobs and sustainable economic growth

  • 21 March 2012: Geneva – Over 56 million jobs worldwide and $2.2 trillion in GDP are supported by aviation, according to a new report released today at the global Aviation & Environment Summit in Geneva. The report, Aviation: benefits beyond borders, was produced by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) and Oxford Economics. It outlines an industry that plays a larger role in the global economy than many would expect.

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  • Aviation plays important role in African economy, could help drive further growth

  • 21 March 2012: Geneva – In Africa more than 6 million jobs and $67.8 billion in GDP are supported by aviation, according to a new report released today at the Aviation and Environment Summit in Geneva. The report, Aviation: benefits beyond borders, was produced by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) and Oxford Economics. It outlines an industry that plays a larger role in both the African and global economy than many would expect.

     

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  • Sustainable growth of Asia-Pacific economies through air travel

  • 21 March 2012: Geneva, 21 March 2012 – Over 24 million jobs and $470 billion in GDP in the Asia-Pacific region are supported by aviation, according to a new report released today at the Aviation and Environment Summit in Geneva. The report, Aviation: benefits beyond borders, was produced by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) and Oxford Economics. It outlines an industry that plays a larger role in both the Asia-Pacific and global economy than many would expect.

     

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  • Air transport supports four million jobs and has the potential to provide for sustainable development across Latin America

  • 21 March 2012: Geneva – In Latin America and the Caribbean more than four million jobs and $107 billion in GDP are supported by aviation, according to a new report released today at the Aviation and Environment Summit in Geneva. The report, Aviation: benefits beyond borders, was produced by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) and Oxford Economics. It outlines an industry that plays a larger role in both the Latin American, Caribbean and global economy than many would expect.

     

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