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Sustainability report charts Luxaviation's progress
The report outlines initiatives and future plans, shaped around UN Sustainable Development Goals. Exploration of electric and hybrid propulsion and investments in sustainable tech pave a positive trajectory of growth.
The 2023 Sustainability Report reflects on Luxaviation's impact and progress on material ESG topics, showcasing proactive measures in environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility.

Luxaviation Group, one of the largest business aircraft, helicopter and FBO network operators worldwide, has published its annual 2023 Sustainability Report. The comprehensive report reflects on Luxaviation's impact and progress on material environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics, showcasing proactive measures in environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility within the aviation industry.

Luxaviation has been at the forefront of sustainable aviation initiatives, with a firm commitment to understanding and reducing its global carbon footprint. Through expanding greenhouse gas emissions reporting boundaries, coupled with strategic investments in advanced technologies and the integration of next-generation aircraft, the company is making progressive steps towards reductions in fuel consumption and GHG emissions arising from across its multifaceted operations.

CEO Patrick Hansen says: “The 2023 Sustainability Report for Luxaviation Group is not just a reflection of our impact and progress but a roadmap for our future. Our commitment goes beyond regulatory compliance, leading by example and inspiring positive change within and beyond the sector.

“This year has been transformative, reinforcing our steadfast commitment to sustainability and innovation in aviation. In 2023 we made progressive strides in understanding, and thereby reducing, our environmental impact. Our expanded use of sustainable aviation fuel and the electrification of our ground vehicles have set new industry benchmarks for eco-friendly practices. These initiatives are part of our broader goal to transparently lead the industry towards a more responsible future.”

In a major move towards reducing ground emissions, Luxaviation has initiated the electrification of its FBO ground handling equipment (GHE). This transition to electric GHE significantly minimises environmental impact and enhances operational efficiency, aligning with the company's broader sustainability objectives. ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has at present achieved 57 per cent towards its target of GHE electrification by 2030 with its FBO in Paris Le Bourget, the latest to achieve 100 per cent GHE electrification. These efforts have been reinforced by an interim target to achieve 65 per cent GHE across all ExecuJet FBOs by 2027.

By optimising energy use and embracing innovation, Luxaviation continues to integrate best practices for more environmental and socially responsible operations. Rigorous waste reduction strategies further underscore the company's commitment to sustainability, notably aiming to reduce single-use plastic bottles and cans across all ExecuJet FBOs by 60 per cent by 2025, with complete elimination targeted by 2026.

Luxaviation places a strong emphasis on social responsibility through robust community and employee engagement programmes. The company supports local communities with various initiatives, while also promoting diversity and inclusion within its workforce.

Its sustainability strategy is reinforced by its multi-stakeholder engagement programme and collaborations with industry stakeholders, including aircraft manufacturers, regulatory bodies and environmental organisations. As such, Luxaviation is excited about its new partnership with EcoVadis, the leading provider in business sustainability ratings. This collaboration underscores Luxaviation's dedication to transparency and accountability, driving improvement and positive impact across its supply chains. Further partnerships include Azzera, an innovative provider of sustainability solutions for aviation, and Nordic eVTOL Networks.

The 2023 Sustainability Report outlines ongoing initiatives and future plans, shaped by embedding the UN Sustainable Development Goals at its core. The exploration of electric and hybrid propulsion systems and continued investments in sustainable technologies pave a positive trajectory of growth. Luxaviation has set a target to decarbonise operations by 2030 and is committed to achieving the industry's target of net-zero emissions by 2050.

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