Questions tagged [carbon-footprint]

Measure of the total amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) emissions of a flight as activity for the case of aviation.

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Are there any Part 135 (On-Demand Passenger Charter) companies out there that use Aviation Bio-Fuel?

I was recently approached by a client asking if I can provide charters on environmentally conscious aircraft that run on Aviation Bio-Fuel. Anyone have any insight on what is required for an ...
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What is TAPS in this report?

In researching for this question, I came across some reports from EASA referring to TAPS. What is the meaning of TAPS in this context?
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How much pollution is created by an airplane taking off?

I read on a site that a 747 taking off emits the same amount of air pollution in the first 5 miles or so as 3000 cars. This seems extreme (accepting that the cars will be average). Are there any ...
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What is the most carbon-efficient way to take off in a passenger plane?

Consider two possible flight paths for a jet passenger plane; the first is a slow climb, held low over 20 or so miles to avoid other flight paths, the second a more rapid climb over 10 miles to the ...