Our January 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 Germany as our focus country.
Highlights from this month’s report include:
- Total global passenger-related aviation emissions estimated at 54.1m tonnes.
- 38% of aviation emissions in January 2023 were covered by a compliance programme such as CORSIA or EU ETS.
- The largest growth rates in the 25 largest emitting markets in January 2023, when compared with January 2022 were Thailand (+126%), Singapore (+111%) and Republic of Korea (+110%)
- Just three markets (Turkey, Mexico and Vietnam) in the 25 largest emitting markets saw aviation emissions in January 2023 above January 2019 levels.
Spotlight on Germany – the 9th largest source of passenger related aviation emissions in January 2023.
- In January 2023, passenger related aviation emissions from Germany were estimated at 1.24m tonnes, 31% below pre pandemic levels in January 2019.
- 83% of these aviation emissions in January 2023 from Germany were covered by a combination of CORSIA and EU-ETS compliance schemes.
- Inter-continental services are by far the largest contributor to Germany’s aviation emissions, followed by Intra-continental.
- Lufthansa is the largest emitter of aviation emissions from the German market over the past 12 months, followed by Condor Flugdienst, United Airlines, Eurowings and Eurowings Discover.