Our April 2023 Aviation Emissions Report looks at global passenger related aviation emissions, with a specific focus on the 25 largest markets by total aviation emissions.

This month we look at Canada as our focus country.

Emissions Report April 2023 Focus market on this month's report: Canada

Highlights from this month’s report include:

  • Total global passenger-related aviation emissions estimated at 57.56m tonnes.
  • 39.5% of aviation emissions in April 2023 were covered by a compliance programme such as CORSIA or EU ETS.
  • The largest growth rates in the 25 largest emitting markets in April 2023, when compared with April 2022 were Republic of Korea (+132%), Malaysia (+106%) and Thailand (+98%).
  • India, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Mexico are the only markets in the 25 largest emitting markets with aviation emissions in April 2023 above April 2019 levels.

Spotlight on Canada – the 11th largest source of passenger related aviation emissions in April 2023.

  • In April 2023, passenger related aviation emissions from Canada were estimated at 1.21m tonnes, 16% below pre pandemic levels in April 2019.
  • 56% of these aviation emissions in April 2023 from Canada were covered by the CORSIA compliance scheme. Inter-continental services are by far the largest contributor to Canada’s aviation emissions, followed by domestic services.
  • Air Canada is the largest emitter of aviation emissions from Canada over the past 12 months, followed by WestJet.

Download this month’s report here

Our CO2 data which powers our monthly report is available as a dataset, via an API or as part of a subscription to Apex

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