Travel Health & Environment Watch.
Jun 4, 2007
British Airways British Airways
in full British Airways PLC
International passenger airline based in London. In 1936 British Airways Ltd. was founded through the merger of three smaller airlines.
British Airways has been voted the least environmentally friendly Environmentally friendly, also referred to as nature friendly, is a term used to refer to goods and services considered to inflict minimal harm on the environment. brand according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. a Marketing Week survey, with American Airlines American Airlines
Major U.S. airline. American was created through a merger of several smaller U.S. airlines and incorporated in 1934. It continued to buy the routes of other airlines, becoming an international carrier in the 1970s; its routes include South America, the , Ryanair and easyJet following close behind. The online survey asked 1,132 adults to name the brands they thought were the most friendly and unfriendly towards the environment from a list that included a diverse range of organizations including airlines, fuel companies, supermarkets, car manufacturers, and cosmetic companies. But despite reminders from the aviation industry that air travel accounts for just 1.6% of global CO2 emissions - road transport being a far larger offender - the airlines were all high in the unfriendly list, with fuel giant Texaco just 10th on the list, Shell 11th, Esso 15th and BP in the 'friendly' category. Even British Nuclear Fuels faired better at number 13. Second on the list of unfriendly brands was American Airlines, which Smith put down to what he termed "the George Bush effect," and the country's lackadaisical lack·a·dai·si·cal
Lacking spirit, liveliness, or interest; languid: "There'll be no time to correct lackadaisical driving techniques after trouble develops" William J. Hampton. approach to reducing emissions. Jun 1, 2007
Continental Airlines and carbon-offsetting nonprofit Sustainable Travel International on Wednesday announced a joint venture that will allow Continental passengers to calculate the carbon footprint of their itinerary and purchase carbon offsets from STI STI systolic time intervals. . May 30, 2007
Heathrow to get environmentally friendly passenger terminal. The London Borough of Hillingdon The London Borough of Hillingdon is the westernmost borough in Greater London, England. It is home to Brunel University and London Heathrow Airport. Districts
It includes the areas:
The Mayor of London is an elected politician in London. The role, created in 2000, was the first directly-elected mayor in the United Kingdom. , Ken Livingstone, have agreed to grant planning permission. May 31, 2007
Sustainable Travel International
Sustainable Travel International and today announced plans to offer customers the option to participate in a carbon offsetting program. The voluntary program will allow travelers to calculate the carbon footprint of their booked itinerary and purchase carbon offsets online from non-profit Sustainable Travel International. May 30, 2007
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