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20 airlines pledge using new technologies, including hydrogen

20 airlines pledge using new technologies, including hydrogen

Twenty airlines, members of the World Economic Forum’s Target True Zero initiative, today (10th November) have committed to employing new technologies, such as electric, hydrogen and hybrid aircraft, to address the challenge of climate change.

They have pledged to adopt new technologies into the global fleet through either new aircraft design or the retrofitting of conventional aircraft to reduce the climate impact of their operations. The 20 airlines operate over 800 aircraft and carry over 177 million passengers on 1.8 million flights annually. The members have made commitments:

The Target True Zero Initiative was launched by the World Economic Forum in July 2021, aiming to explore how novel propulsion technology can help address aviation’s climate impacts and how the deployment and scaling of these technologies can be accelerated.

The signatory airlines are:

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