Daily Archives: January 4, 2012

Pick a fuel-efficient plane, reduce carbon footprint

Boeing 747-400, the second largest commercial ...

Fly, only if you have to?

The most fuel-efficient flight length is about 4,500 kilometres.

Fly direct whenever possible.

Fly to your destination during the day and not in the night. One study shows that night-time contrails create more warming.

Pick a newer, more fuel-efficient plane like the Airbus or the Boeing. More demand for such aircraft will bring more efficient planes.

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