sustainability

Aviation

STUDY: Australia’s airline emissions could halve due to COVID-19

This new bit of research proves there’s a silver lining to the impact of COVID-19 on commercial aviation.

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Aviation

Hawaiian Airlines and Kealopiko: The story behind the carrier’s newest sustainable partnership

The airline’s reason for working with Kealopiko extends beyond creating comfortable goods that help its guests rest throughout their flight.

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Cruise

Port Authority of NSW to re-examine ship-to-shore power feasibility

by Christian Fleetwood

The state port authority will re-examine whether implementing ship-to-shore power at White Bay Cruise Terminal is cost-effective.

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Cruise

Damning court report reveals Carnival continuing to violate environmental laws

Although efforts aimed at environmental compliance are underway by Carnival, a court report has revealed the company continues to violate laws.

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Road & Rail

Bus service could use cruise ship waste as fuel to meet zero-emissions targets

by Christian Fleetwood

A cruise ship shuttle bus service has proposed an innovative method of cutting emissions that could solve a big waste problem in the tourism industry.

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Aviation

Europe’s “greenest airline” flight shames business class with confrontational video

This airline says business class should be banned due to seats producing significantly more emissions per flight than economy.

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Aviation

Air New Zealand trials edible coffee cups as it explores innovative ways to cut waste

While Aussie carriers are still serving brews and bevvies in plastic cups, the Kiwis are proving they are leaps and bounds ahead in going green.

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Aviation

Hawaiian Airlines channels sustainability message via new inflight amenities

Hawaiian Airlines has teamed up with Molokai-based brand Kealopiko to launch a new line of inflight amenities carrying a message of sustainability.

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Destinations

How a Swedish holiday island cut its emissions by 78 per cent

With small changes in energy production, heating, fuel and food, this island became carbon-neutral in less than 12 months – without skimping on the experience it offers visitors.

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Aviation

Qantas aircraft door almost ripped off during maintenance mishap

by Christian Fleetwood

It might be like comparing apples to oranges, but earlier today, Travel Weekly’s reporter was also ‘ripped off’ when he paid $6.50 for a cold drip coffee.

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Aviation

How Hawaiian Airlines is flying cleaner

Hawaiian Airlines is intent on lowering fuel burn and reducing carbon emissions before, during and after each flight.

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Cruise

“We’re not there, and we should be”: Judge calls on Carnival to fix pollution problems faster

Carnival has spoken out after being put in the naughty corner by a federal judge who has deemed it’s not doing enough to pull its environmental weight.

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