Aviation Baggage: Facts and Figures - White Paper
Tuesday 24th October 2023
Unlocking a Greener Future for Travel. Find out more about Greenbaggage.
The travel industry has a lot of baggage. Baggage is an often overlooked part of the travel industry’s environmental impact and we aim to change that.
Check out some of the impact:
of paper used for luggage tags in 2019
bags were mishandled in 2018
additional airmiles required due to mishandled baggage
are destroyed annually for paper production
of baggage couldn't be directly reconciled with passengers
of CO2 released into the atmosphere due to airtravel
If you and your organisation believe in this cause, join the Greenbaggage alliance. Your yearly membership helps us invest in research, development, education, workshops and more. You’ll also receive exclusive access to resources, information, networking, partner discounts and promotions.
Be the change you want to see in the world
We know that change has to start somewhere and we believe it starts with you. Travel better by packing lighter, using less single-use plastics on flights and by using baggage made from recycled materials.
Have you made efforts to reduce your carbon footprint when it comes to baggage? Our experts will review your application and score your efforts and investments. If you meet our standards and are approved for Greenbaggage certification, you’ll be included on our list of recipients and be able to showcase our official mark on your collateral.
'The Greenbaggage initiative is a much-needed change in the way commercial aviation looks at baggage processing and importantly breaks down the 'whole journey' view of aviation sustainability. With electrification and biofuel technology bringing sustainability to the fore within aviation, there are many wins to be had by pinpointing the opportunities within the baggage handling sphere, bringing a significant reduction of pressure on the planet within the complete baggage journey. We're proud to have initiated Greenbaggage and look forward to the difference it will make in the world and for the future'
NACO’s commitment to sustainability extends to all areas of aviation. As an expert in BHS, sustainability, and terminal planning, we see great potential for reducing the environmental impact of BHS. We’re proud to be part of the Greenbaggage Alliance and shape a more resilient and sustainable future of aviation together!