• Background Briefing on Aviation and Emissions Trading

    T&E's updated background briefing on plans to integrate the aviation sector into the EU emissions trading scheme

    T&E supports the amendments from the European Parliament to insert provisions in the emissions trading Directive to ensure at least some reductions in the aviation sector emissions. T&E welcomes the idea that the sector’s fuel-efficiency objective should be made legally-binding to ensure that at least feasible improvements are made. It is also important to restrict the number of non-aviation allowances that can be bought to give a sign to the industry that they should work towards a low carbon future.