Shifting consumer sentiment and increased pressure from governments have placed a spotlight on the aviation sector as a major greenhouse gas (GHG) emitter. The aviation industry has set a target of cutting GHG emissions in half by 2050 based on 2005 levels.
Several promising developments aim to help the sector achieve this dramatic reduction in emissions. New technologies from engineering greater aerodynamic efficiency through specialized paint and improved design, to the use of carbon efficient biofuels and even electric aircraft, look to play a large role in meeting these ambitious targets.
In Aviation 2030, we examine what these trends could mean for key players in the aviation sector such as:
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