“The vital contribution of the European aviation industry to Europe’s economic growth and cohesion is well recognized. The challenge of our industry is to continue serving society’s demand for air travel whilst staying competitive and ensuring a sustainable future.

Europe has the ambition and the know-how to innovate and lead the way towards carbon neutral aviation. Significant research investments and a joint effort from the entire value chain - researchers, industry and public authorities - are required to develop the necessary technology breakthroughs. We must act together, now, to offer future generations the promise of freedom of exchange across continents in a total respect of our planet.”

Jean-Brice Dumont, Chair of ACARE, EVP Engineering, Airbus Commercial Aircraft.