Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA reduces carbon emissions more than 30% over 10 years

    Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA head of communications and public affairs for Sweden and Finland Charlotte Holmbergh Jacobsson reported to stop flying is not the solution to climate change (Göteborgs-Posten, 15-Aug-2019). Ms Holmbergh Jacobsson reported the environmental challenges must be taken seriously, however passengers should not have a guilty conscience for flying. Ms Holmbergh Jacobsson said positive aviation highlights are rarely key topics in the climate debate, and it is an important aspect of infrastructure and economic growth. She said contributing to sustainable aviation is important for the carrier, as it is investing in new technology and fleet. Ms Holmbergh Jacobsson noted until there is until sustainable aviation jet fuel is available, new aircraft is one of the most effective measures to reduce carbon dioxide. Ms Holmbergh Jacobsson additionally stated due to the carrier’s young fleet, the carrier has reduced emissions by more than 30% over 10 years.