IAG backs plan for net zero emissions by 2050

As logistics operators seek to reduce their environmental impact, more forwarders, express operators and now airlines are seeking to reach net-zero emissions over the next several decades. On Thursday, International Airlines Group (IAG) – parent group of carriers British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, LEVEL and Vueling – announced it would be the first airline group […]

Are you smart enough to build a robot?

The robots are taking over, at least if DHL has its way. And the nerds. The integrator’s “Robotics Challenge” is aimed at creating new self-driving delivery robots and sustainable logistics models to reduce the airfreight industry’s environmental footprint. On the robotics side, the aim is to develop prototypes for a “self-driving delivery cart that can […]

European airports commit to carbon neutrality by 2030

At the COP21 climate change discussions in Paris this week, the European airport industry committed to raising the number of carbon-neutral airports in Europe to 50 by the year 2030. To attain carbon neutrality, a facility must emit no net carbon, often by offsetting its emissions with some other clean energy source – for example, […]