The emissions debate – UNWTO calls for enhanced cooperation between the transport and tourism sectors to effectively transform tourism for climate action

As The Blue Swan Daily reported earlier this week, the anti-flying movement has gained greater momentum in the past year. This comes almost as a…..

Air New Zealand is trialling edible coffee cups on its flights and in its lounges in effort to reduce waste

Air New Zealand has confirmed that it is trialling the use of vanilla-flavoured, edible coffee cups on its flights and on the ground as one…..

Social impact in the aviation industry – environment, flight shaming and taxes: why are the airlines dropping the ball?

As customers, employees, suppliers and society at large begin to place increasing importance on corporate social responsibility, corporate leaders have started to implement practises which…..

Swedavia’s traffic loss blamed partly on “climate debates” – so it launches a ‘green bond’

Swedavia, which operates many of Sweden’s most important airports, including those at the three largest cities of Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö, reported a 4.2% year-on-year…..

Air France to offset its domestic emissions and will debut bigger baggage bins on its single-aisle aircraft as it moves to meet changing traveller habits

There have been increasing calls in France, like some other European countries, for a modal shift from air to rail for domestic journeys. While, such…..

Air New Zealand has made ‘great strides’ against its sustainability goals over the past 12 months

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly essential aspect of business strategy and more and more customers are demanding that businesses develop practices that take into account…..

Simplifying responsible travel – new map aims to inspire tourists and travellers to give back to the destination they’re visiting

Travel has always been about trying different experiences and discovering new surroundings. Nowadays, it has become increasingly important for travellers to also give something back…..

Aviation’s version of ‘The Elders’ look to define and promote the benefits of air travel, but overlook the elephant in the departure lounge

There is a shadowy organisation known as ‘The Elders’ which was originally brought together in 2007 by Nelson Mandela, Richard Branson and Peter Gabriel as…..