In October, the 41st ICAO assembly agreed on a long-term aspirational goal for international aviation of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. It was a much longed for, important signal which contributes to providing certainty to the international aviation sector, investors and states. It is yet another confirmation of the importance of the work we are doing as we seek to contribute to this goal.
I am delighted that for this 7th edition of the EUROCONTROL Aviation Sustainability Briefing we are able to tell the story of remarkable people, such as electric aircraft pioneer Jérémy Caussade, CEO of AURA AERO, Reynir Sigurdsson, Executive Director of Borealis Alliance, who work tirelessly with their teams and their business partners to put change for sustainability firmly in place.
As we are going through this transformative process together, the uptake of sustainable aviation fuels by the industry remains one of the key solutions for decarbonisation. It is important to keep track of the latest developments and this is why EUROCONTROL has joined forces with the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) to provide a map on the use of sustainable aviation fuel in European States and airports. We hope that you will find it useful and we are looking forward to your feedback.
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