AIAC Signs Action Plan Targeting Aviation Emissions

June 4, 2012

Ottawa (Ontario), June 4, 2012 – The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada joined the Hon. Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, the Hon. Stephen Fletcher, Minister of State for Transport, and other aviation industry associations in a ceremony today announcing the release of Canada’s Action Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aviation.

The agreement sets out key practical measures that target greenhouse gas emissions from both domestic and international operations. Of particular significance to the aerospace manufacturing and services sector is the Action Plan’s commitment to environmental research and development, as well as the research, development and demonstration of alternative fuels.