March 31, 2017

Green thumbs up for Glasgow Airport

NATS’ Glasgow operations have successfully implemented an Environmental Management System, demonstrating that it meets the highest international standards for environmental protection.

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March 31, 2017

TUI Group publishes sustainability report: Sustainable holidays are hitting the mainstream

TUI Group has published the 2016 progress report for its sustainability strategy ‘Better Holidays, Better World’. The data in the report suggests that 2016 was the year that sustainable tourism became mainstream. TUI customers booked 6.3 million ‘greener and fairer’ holidays in 1,170 hotels certified to a sustainability standard. Furthermore, holidaymakers participated in 846,000 TUI Collection excursions which focus on sustainability and benefits to local communities. A total of €6.6 million was raised for research, charity and sustainability projects in holiday destinations, particularly via the realigned TUI Care Foundation.

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March 30, 2017

Latin America fleet to more than double during the next 20 years

Rio de Janeiro - From 2016-2035, Latin America will require 2,570 new passenger and freighter aircraft, including 2,030 single-aisle and 540 widebody, worth an estimated US$350 billion. According to the most recent Airbus Global Market Forecast presented by Rafael Alonso, President of Airbus Latin America and Caribbean, at the International Brazil Air Show, Latin America’s passenger and freighter fleet will surpass 3,000 in the next 20 years, more than double the fleet in-service today.

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