Airlines Design New Ways For Corporate Clients To Mitigate Environmental Impacts

Amid policy debates over fuel taxes and dissatisfaction with carbon offsets, two Europe-based carriers this summer stepped up to provide customers a direct means to act on climate change. Lufthansa Group and SAS gave travelers the option to buy sustainable aviation fuel. They are among the airlines that also furnish carbon offset programs for corporate clients.

Lufthansa's new Compensaid sustainability platform calculates how much more than regular jet fuel biofuel would cost for a trip, and lets customers pay that surcharge. The biofuel purchased as a result will be . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.

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