Cary Krosinsky: “The Future of Air Travel – Efficiencies and Business Success Taking Off”

Since most of an aircraft’s lifetime GHG emissions occur in service, Boeing feels it is critical to design and build products and systems with sustainable technologies to reduce the environmental footprint while reducing cost. Boeing’s engineers look to make design decisions considering environmental performance measures that:

reduce energy use
reduce carbon emissions
reduce water intake
reduce hazardous materials
reduce noise
increase the use of sustainable materials

Investors can benefit from noting how Boeing has become well-positioned for future trends, including any potential future price increases or shortages of fuel. More work is clearly necessary to reduce the carbon footprint of flying, but given the carbon-intensive footprint of aviation, Boeing stands as a lesson of how progress can be made even in the face of economic growth.

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