Articles tagged “flight shaming”

Airlines

JetBlue CEO Warns Flight Shaming Is Coming to the U.S.

It may have started as a fringe movement in Sweden, but flight shaming is coming to the U.S. JetBlue plans to head it off at the pass by investing in offsetting programs and biofuels. But its real green deal may be in its new aircraft.

JetBlue CEO Warns Flight Shaming Is Coming to the U.S.

Airlines

Amsterdam’s Second Airport Project Meets Fierce Resistance in the Era of Flight Shaming

The Dutch government is learning that getting buy-in for a second airport may be harder than they realized when climate concerns are taken into account.

Amsterdam’s Second Airport Project Meets Fierce Resistance in the Era of Flight Shaming

Airlines

Is Flight Shaming to Blame for Falling Domestic Air Travel in Germany?

With flight shaming, it's pretty difficult to show causation when it comes to falling passenger numbers. But there's no denying the fact that it has become a part of the public discourse in much of northern Europe.

Is Flight Shaming to Blame for Falling Domestic Air Travel in Germany?

Airlines

Etihad Responds to Flight Shaming Movement With ‘Greenliner’

A pared back Airbus order from Emirates and a focus on sustainability from Etihad hints at a new, subdued era of Middle Eastern aviation at this week's Dubai Airshow.

Etihad Responds to Flight Shaming Movement With ‘Greenliner’

Business Travel

Ensemble Travel Group Adds Carbon Offset Tool for Agencies

Ensemble Travel's partnership with Cool Effect enables travel advisors to help clients offset their carbon footprint by donating to sustainability projects. It's a step that other travel agency groups should take as well.

Ensemble Travel Group Adds Carbon Offset Tool for Agencies

Airlines

Airlines Care Less About the Environment Than They Lead You to Believe

Airlines know passengers care about the environment, so they're all ready with talking points to provide their sustainability bonafides. But many are changing little about their strategies.

Airlines Care Less About the Environment Than They Lead You to Believe

Airlines

Airlines Dismiss Flight Shaming Movement at Their Own Peril: Citigroup Report

It might be easy for airlines to dismiss the flight shaming movement as a niche trend that won't spread to most consumers who just want a cheap flight. But analysts indicate that may be a huge mistake.

Airlines Dismiss Flight Shaming Movement at Their Own Peril: Citigroup Report

Airlines

Finnair Sees No Impact From Flight Shame Movement

Flight shaming as a concept is now well established, and airlines are certainly under much more pressure to showcase their green credentials. The impact on passenger numbers, however, is so far limited.

Finnair Sees No Impact From Flight Shame Movement

Airlines

Who Is Next on the Flight-Shaming Agenda?

Greta Thunberg's climate activism is a thing of beauty. The fact that a teenager from the small country of Sweden can have such a powerful impact on world opinion is inspiring. But another Swedish environmental sensation, known as flygskam (flight shaming), might need a bit of tinkering.

Who Is Next on the Flight-Shaming Agenda?

Business Travel

Businesses in Sweden Want Their Employees to Fly Less

Trends like this take time to play out, but that doesn't mean things aren't changing. Even if it's only a few people, in a few countries, the backlash against flying is real.

Businesses in Sweden Want Their Employees to Fly Less