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#AviaDev Europe – Same old or seeking new and better ways
Which side are you on? Should we as an industry focus on returning back to normal as soon as possible or should we use the pandemic as an opportunity to rebuild our industry and start doing things differently? I´d vote for the latter. One way of doing that is flying (and actually living in general, too) in a more sustainable way. There is a wonderful recipe for that in our newest podcast episode with Andreas Slettvoll, CEO & founder at Norwegian company CHOOOSE. Hope you´ll enjoy our discussion as much as I did and, most importantly, I hope it will inspire you to act now – because every fire extinguisher is important.
Juraj Toth, Managing Director,AviaDev Europe
Making climate action available for everyone through frictionless and transparent carbon offsetting
Andreas Slettvoll is the CEO & Founder of Chooose, a Norwegian company that delivers solutions in making climate action available for everyone. Solutions include Renewable Energy, Blue Carbon, Community Projects, Trees and Natural Based Solutions and Carbon Removal. Wizz Air has partnered with Chooose so travelers can now offset their carbon footprint using Chooose. In the podcast, Andreas explains carbon offsetting is not the only solution for climate change – it´s just one of several tools that enables us to act now.
During the podcast, two words were deliberately used a lot – “frictionless” and “transparency” as Andreas believes they are crucially important in what Chooose does. Furthermore, Andreas is convinced that shaming is a terrible way for driving change so we definitely shouldn´t be ashamed of flying but take steps to offset our travel.
The Federal Aviation Administration has reinstated the Boeing 737 MAX’s operating certificate one year, eight months, and six days since it was rescinded on March 13th, 2019. The approval gives airlines the green light to prepare to return the type to service.
A conversation with Olivier Jager, CEO at ForwardKeys
Olivier shares with us his experiences and insights as co-founder of ForwardKeys, including how they add value to pure data. In this podcast they also discuss the continued impact of covid-19 on the travel industry and the wider economy.
Torino Airport takes the win at ACI Europe Best Airport awards
Torino Airport in Italy has cause for celebration having been named the Best Airport in the Under 5 million passengers category at Airports Council International (ACI) Europe’s airport awards. The ceremony took place during the association’s annual congress and assembly, which was live streamed from the Skyhall at Brussels Airport on Tuesday 17 November.
5 Amazing Things To Expect On JetBlue’s Narrowbody London Flights
JetBlue’s flights to London are edging ever closer. The airline has recently secured slots at two London airports, albeit not exactly what it wanted. Nevertheless, we can expect to see the airline arriving in Europe from next summer, and there’s a whole lot to love about this transatlantic gamechanger. Here are five cool things to look forward to with JetBlue’s arrival.Read more at Simple Flying >>