ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) concluded its 12th meeting yesterday, making substantial progress on aviation environmental sustainability. 

Key results were achieved on the long-term aspirational goal (LTAG) for international aviation, new global standards and guidance to support continuous implementation of ICAO’s Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), and on technical aspects of the sustainability of aviation fuels.

The meeting was opened by Salvatore Sciacchitano, President of the Council of ICAO, who stressed to the over 300 experts that “the 41st Assembly to be held late this year will be a defining moment for the aviation sector, and CAEP’s excellent work and collective worldwide technical expertise are crucial to ICAO endeavours in the area of environmental protection, especially at this unique threshold of green transition and transformation to a new normal.”

The CAEP is a technical body convened by the ICAO Council, and all the technical recommendations agreed by it will subsequently be considered by the Council for official approval.

LTAG progress 

The CAEP/12 meeting unanimously adopted its technical report on the feasibility of a set of LTAG scenarios, highlighting the potential for substantial CO2 reductions through the… read more : https://africaaero.org/en/news/aviation-green-transition-progresses-through-icao-caep/

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