IATA welcomed the Copenhagen Accord reached at the UN Climate Change Conference last week as "an important step in the right direction," and said the fact that aviation emissions were not addressed specifically was "a reflection of the proactive measures the industry has taken to set challenging targets for itself, together with an aggressive strategy to achieve them" (ATWOnline, Dec. 16). The organization promised to continue to work toward improving fuel efficiency by 1.5% per year and to ...

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