Sino Jet Announces Carbon Neutrality Plan

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 5 June 2022 – On World Environment Day, 5th June 2022, Chinese business jet company Sino Jet announced its carbon neutrality goal. Sino Jet plans to align with the aviation industry emission contribution target, utilise the company’s technological advantages, to achieve carbon neutrality in its self-own fleet, ground support businesses and office operations in 2025. And by 2025, Sino Jet aims to drive more than 20% of its managed aircraft to achieve carbon neutrality in flight operations, and ultimately achieve carbon neutrality in the entire Sino Jet Group in 2035.

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions has been a key subject in global sustainable development. “To reach carbon peak by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060” is China’s solemn commitment to the international community. Sino Jet promptly responds to the nation’s calling for the carbon goals, is one of the first companies in the business jet sector to strategise a “green aviation” development. Sino Jet was the first in China to operate a “carbon neutral” business jet flight on April 22 this year, promoting more research and inspiring the industry to explore and develop in carbon emission reduction.

In accordance with ISO 14064-1 and with reference to the “Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard” set out by the World Resources Institute, Sino Jet conducted a comprehensive investigation and quantification of the company’s carbon emissions base on its operations in 2021. The investigation scope widely covered aircraft trading, aircraft management, charter flights, ground handling services and fixed-base operator (FBO) management. The total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from the chain of business jet services provided by Sino Jet was found to be 31,612.14 tons, of which Scope 1 emissions (including aviation fuel burn, gas burn, coolant, extinguisher) accounted for 28,282.48 tons and Scope 2 emissions (including purchased electricity and heating) accounted for 345.15 tons and Scope 3 indirect emissions (including commuting, travel, consumables, and waste disposal) accounted for 2,984.49 tons.