A firm eye on the environment
Mobility is a basic human need and indispensable in today’s society.
According to forecasts by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the number of passengers in civil aviation will reach about 3.6 billion worldwide in 2016. This is an increase of 800 million passengers over 2011. To be able to handle this growth, aviation needs demand-related and appropriate infrastructure at airports.
By implementing a wide range of measures, Lufthansa and its Group companies continuously work on increasing their ecological efficiency in flight operations over the long-term. Apart from billion-euro investments in a state-of-the-art low-emissions fleet, this also includes the implementation of the latest technologies in aircraft maintenance. In addition, all processes with an influence on weight are examined with the greatest care.
The focus of the company’s environmental strategy remains on long-term reductions in different areas: pollutant and noise emissions as well as energy consumption.
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