No opt out option for aviation industry in reducing emissions - Eamon Ryan

Environment minister’s comments come after Dublin Airport operator launched new sustainability initiatives

Ryanair and Aer Lingus have signed a declaration to be net zero by 2050

The aviation industry cannot be allowed to opt out of embracing sustainability measures aimed at reducing emissions in the face of climate change, Eamon Ryan has said.

The environment minister was speaking after DAA, the operator of Dublin Airport, unveiled 20 environmental sustainability measures on Wednesday in a bid to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

Ryan’s comments come amid government division over the cap on passenger numbers at Dublin Airport with a number of ...