, 2022-11-25 17:16:10
Two industries that often take an oversized share of criticism are looking for ways to work together to help benefit a core constituency for both, communities that are not well served and, in many cases, not served at all by scheduled airlines.
On the travel and tourism side of the equation, the industry is often criticized for low wages, mass tourism, and not doing enough to benefit locals. On the other hand, business aviation is a lightning rod for climate campaigners who view private jets as wasteful, an unnecessary chariot for celebrities and CEOs, with an outsized carbon footprint.
The truth is for decades; the travel industry has been a leader in sustainability, both in design and processes, as well as using local suppliers and enabling indigenous peoples to find work in their home areas. Meanwhile, private aviation saves thousands of lives, bringing first responders and supplies after natural disasters and organ transplants. The industry has been a force behind the development of sustainable aviation fuel, and more so, by doing what it does, providing economic…
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