Since 2005, UPS Airlines has reduced its carbon intensity by 13 percent through strategies focused on our aircraft fleet, aircraft weight, and aviation procedures. We increased oversight of our airline’s footprint in 2018 with the creation of the Fuel Analytics and Sustainability Group. Here are a few other ways that we avoided greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while in flight during 2018.
Pounds of CO2 per Available Ton Mile (ATM)
Lbs CO2/ATM (Nautical Miles)
Lbs CO2/ATM (Statute Miles)
1.35 (13% reduction)
1.24 (20% reduction)
1.17 (13% reduction)
1.08 (20% reduction)
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