Amid the climate crisis posing significant challenges to the aviation sector, Turkish Airlines stands out for its voluntary carbon offsetting platform CO2mission, the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), implementation of in-flight sustainable products, waste management practices, and the sustainable travel experience provided to its passengers.
On the award, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat, stated:
"Turkish Airlines has set a strategic goal to be among the top three airlines in the world in terms of digitalization within three years. In line with our commitment to becoming a Carbon-Neutral Airline by 2050, our company has included climate change mitigation plans and started the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) since 2022, which we further expanded by adding additional routes in 2023."
Since 2008, Turkish Airlines has undertaken over 100 operational optimization projects to reduce its carbon footprint. In 2022 alone, it achieved a fuel savings of 57,581 tons, mitigating 181,379 tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
The World Finance Sustainability Awards, recognized as an important reference by the global finance and business communities, are presented to organizations that demonstrate the best practices in the three dimensions of sustainability: environmental, economic, and social. World Finance, known for its evaluations, comments, articles, and news compilations regarding global banking, finance, and capital markets, aims to identify the best institutions in each country through assessments conducted by expert jury members since 2008, covering various sectors.