Aviation

14. 05. 2020
You can understand why airlines here in the UK are appalled at the prospect of people arriving in the UK having to go into quarantine for 14 days. ‘Quarantine would not only have a devastating impact on the UK aviation industry, but also on the wider economy’, was...
24. 09. 2015
It’s been a very long time since I’ve participated in the launch of a Sustainability Report with more than 450 people in attendance! But that’s what happened on Wednesday last week with the launch of Air New Zealand’s first ever Sustainability Report in...
Aviation
02. 06. 2010
Encountered my first Minister in the new Coalition government – in the shape of Grant Shapps, Minister for Housing – on Thursday last week at the ‘Opening Ceremony’ for a new housing development getting underway in Swindon. Not just any old housing development. The Triangle is a...
Aviation, Housing, Innovation
09. 03. 2010
It’s the scale of it all that is sometimes daunting. On energy, for instance, we have to transition from around 90% dependency on fossil fuels to around 90% on renewables – allowing a little bit of residual space for cleaner and super-efficient fossil fuels (aviation, amongst...
Aviation, Innovation
01. 03. 2010
The assembled great and the good of the NFU must have been absolutely delighted to hear Chris Smith, Chairman of the Environment Agency, extol the benefits of GM technologies earlier in the week. He stressed that he was speaking in a ‘personal capacity’, despite the fact that he...