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A4E Aviation Summit 2020 (Panel 2)

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Panel 2: Pushing the Limits on Sustainable Aviation Policymaking in Europe

Air transport, just like any other sector of the European economy will need to contribute to the European Green Deal.

What are the actions needed to achieve sustainable aviation? What role should industry, policy-makers and passengers play in supporting the planned objective of a climate-neutral economy by 2050? How can we ensure that air transport reduces its environmental footprint while maintaining connectivity and affordability for travellers?

(From left to right):
Ewa Krukowska, Moderator, Bloomberg;
Marco Ciomperlik, COO TUI Group;
Jost Lammers, Chairman ACI Europe;
Clara de la Torre, Directorate-General;
Deirdre Clune, MEP;
Topi Manner, CEO Finnair;
Thorsten Lange, Executive VP NESTE.

About A4E

Launched in 2016, Airlines for Europe (A4E) is Europe’s largest airline association, based in Brussels. The organisation advocates on behalf of its members to help shape European aviation policy to the benefit of consumers, ensuring a continued safe and competitive air transport market. A4E is one of the initiators of European aviation’s Destination 2050 decarbonisation roadmap, with a pledge to reach net zero CO2 emissions from all flights within and departing Europe by 2050. In 2019, A4E members carried more than 720 million passengers via a modern fleet of over 3,000 aircraft – accounting for more than 70 per cent of the continent’s journeys. Members with air cargo and mail activities transport more than 5 million tons of goods each year to more than 360 destinations either by freighters or passenger aircraft. Follow us on Twitter @A4Europe.