Emirates Airlines Unveils $200 Million Plan to Fight Climate Change

  • Publish date: Thursday، 11 May 2023
Emirates Airlines Unveils $200 Million Plan to Fight Climate Change

Dubai’s Emirates, the world's largest international airline, recently announced its dedication to allocate $200 million towards research and development initiatives to mitigate the environmental effects of fossil fuels in the commercial aviation industry. This announcement was made on Thursday.

Emirates is highly committed to continuously exerting efforts to achieve sustainability. The allocated funds will be utilized over a span of three years. Furthermore, the airline intends to collaborate with prominent organizations that specialize in advanced fuel solutions and energy technologies.

According to Emirates Airlines president Sir Tim Clark, it is evident that the existing options for emissions reduction in the aviation sector will not enable airlines to achieve net-zero targets within the specified timeframe.

“We believe our industry needs better solutions, and that’s why we’re looking to partner with leading organisations on R&D. Our aim is to contribute meaningfully to practical solutions for the long-term sustainability of commercial aviation,” he added.

Clark also highlighted that until “viable solutions” are found, Emirates will “continue to implement” environmentally responsible practices throughout.

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