Air New Zealand unveils 2019 sustainability report highlights

26 September, 2019

Air New Zealand released (26-Sep-2019) the following the 2019 sustainability highlights:

  • More than 180,000 customer journeys offset via the airline's FlyNeutral voluntary carbon offsetting programme, a year-on-year increase of 40%;
  • More than 2500 tonnes of fuel and more than 8000 tonnes of CO2 saved by plugging aircraft into ground power at the gate;
  • Women in senior leadership positions increased to 44% from 39%;
  • More than 400 threatened creatures and conservation dogs transported for the Department of Conservation;
  • 71 million passengers flown on the airline's regional network, up from 5.36 million;
  • Almost 55 million plastic items to be removed or replaced with lower impact alternatives by the end of Oct-2019;
  • 120 tonnes of unopened items reinjected onto aircraft instead of going to landfill. [more - original PR]