A firm eye on the environment
Mobility is a basic human need and indispensable in today’s society. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the number of passengers in air traffic alone is expected to rise by 800 million to 3.3 billion passengers per year between 2009 and 2014. Air freight is expected to grow by 6.4 percent per year by 2014, according to the latest prognoses.
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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