UPS Airlines has reduced its carbon intensity through aircraft fleet, aircraft weight, and aviation procedures updates.
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Since 2005, UPS Airlines has reduced its carbon intensity by 13 percent through strategies focused on our aircraft fleet, aircraft weight, and aviation procedures. We increased oversight of our airline’s footprint in 2018 with the creation of the Fuel Analytics and Sustainability Group. Here are a few other ways that we avoided greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while in flight during 2018.
NextGen is the FAA’s ongoing navigation system upgrade, which includes a switch from traditional ground-based to satellite-enabled navigation. This combination of FAA- and airline-specific technology allows flights to be given more efficient and uniquely optimized routes anywhere in the National Airspace System. NextGen makes this possible during all stages of the flight: departure, cruising altitude, approach, and arrival operations. The FAA anticipates that the fully completed system will save 16 million metric tons of CO2 e emissions annually.
With the 7th largest fleet in the nation, we know it’s important for us to continuously leverage technology to reduce emissions and optimize collections while also increasing efficiency and improving safety. These solutions are making a difference in our daily operations and helping to decrease our carbon footprint.
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