Legal comment: How greenwashing claims are impacting aviation

Global airlines are focusing their efforts on sustainability in response to governmental, regulatory and consumer pressures. However, green campaigners and environmental claims lawyers are increasingly scrutinising statements made by airlines about their environmental performance, leading to legal challenges and allegations of greenwashing. Here, Caroline May looks at two recent cases, the legal issues they highlight and the challenges facing airlines in this growingly complex and important area.

by Caroline May

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