► We aim to reach a sustainable balance between aviation growth and the control of CO2 emissions by playing our part in the worldwide effort,
► mobilizing our industry and reducing our own impact.
Global warming is the result of an increase in the greenhouse effect. Man-made activities, man-made activities increase the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and trap more solar radiation.
The air transport sector contributes around 2% of global CO2 emissions and 1.6% of total greenhouse gas emissions.
Note that around 80% of Air France’s emissions come from long-haul aircraft that account for around 20% of all flights. There is no substitute method of transport for passengers or for cargo aircarfts carrying express goods such as valuables or perishable foodstuffs.