An Overview... Established in 2010 during the course of a research project at University of Waterloo in collaboration with Air Transat. Privately owned Canadian company. Head office based in Mississauga, ON. Our Mission: To address the ever-increasing growth in absolute emissions emitted by the aviation industry.
Our Services GREENHORIZON Aviation provides the following essential services to the airline industry: Official World Airline Environmental Rankings™ Airline Environmental Quality Certification program™ Airline Environmental Auditing™ Airline Environmental Quality Tracking™
Daily Operational Activities Daily Operations of an airline consists of the following initiatives: Fuel Management Program Aircraft Weight Reduction incentives Flight Planning Optimization Greening on Board Ground Operations
Figure 3: Contributions of the Fuel Management System to Overall Cost Savings
Corporate Environmental Management Practices There are many creative opportunities for airline carriers to consider and implement into their corporate environmental management practices. Examples of corporate environmental management practices include: LEED EB Certification Corporate Social Responsibility Environmental Management System
Corporate Policy/Strategic Planning Corporate Policies and Strategic Planning may or may not be articulated with IATA's four pillar strategic approach to achieving carbon-neutral growth. These may include: Fleet renewal Commute option program(s) Biofuels
Airline Environmental Class Ratings
ClassPercentage A<90 BBetween 80 to 89.9 CBetween 70 to 79.9 DBetween 60 to 69.9 EBetween 50 to 59.9 F>50
Alphanumeric Score explained 1)The alphabets provide readers information as to how ‘green' or ‘eco-friendly’ an airline is based solely on their Daily Operational Activities. 2)The numeric labels illustrates how sustainable an airline's environmental management practices and policies are as expressed in percentage.
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APEC Bio-Jetfuel platform
Asia Pacific (APEC) Bio-Jetfuel platform -Partnership with Jatro Greentech Inc. to supply jatropha biofuel to the airline industry by Main focus on the Asian market. -Production set to take place in September 2011 in Eastern Africa. -For more information, contact Christine Dicecco: or visit: