Turkish Airlines named worlds most sustainable flag carrier airline

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 (Image: UK Aviation Media)
A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 (Image: UK Aviation Media)

Turkiye’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines has been named as the World’s Most Sustainable (Flag Carrier) Airline in World Finance’s sustainability awards 2024.

The airline was praised for continuing to set the standard for airlines with its pioneering sustainability initiatives such as the extended use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), sustainable in-flight products and its waste management policies.

Turkish Airlines is also committed to being net-zero by 2050, the aviation industries agreed target.

Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee, Prof. Ahmet Bolat, said: “Receiving the Most Sustainable Flag Carrier Airline award for the third-year running is a testament to our dedication to sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Turkish Airlines has set a strategic goal to become one of the world’s top 3 airlines in terms of digitalization. In line with our commitment to becoming a Carbon-Neutral Airline by 2050, we incorporated the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) into our climate change mitigation plans in 2022, and we further expanded our use of SAF to new routes in 2023.

We will continue to add new routes to our SAF-powered network and pursue our commitment to sustainable practices throughout our operations.”

The World Finance Sustainability Awards are recognized as a significant reference by global finance and business circles and are awarded to organizations that showcase best practices in the environmental, economic, and social dimensions of sustainability. Since 2008, World Finance has aimed to identify the best institutions in various sectors based on evaluations by expert jury members.

About Nick Harding 1965 Articles
Nick is the senior reporter and editor at UK Aviation News as well as working freelance elsewhere. He has his finger firmly on the pulse on Aviation, not only in the UK but worldwide. Nick has been asked to speak in a professional capacity on LBC, Heart and other broadcast networks.

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