Our September 2023 Aviation Emissions Report looks at global passenger related aviation emissions, with a specific focus on the 25 largest markets by total aviation emissions.

This month we look at Brazil as our focus country.

Emissions Report September 2023 Focus market on this month's report: Brazil

Highlights from this month’s report include:

  • Total global passenger-related aviation emissions estimated at 62.94m tonnes.
  • 41% of aviation emissions in September 2023 were covered by a compliance programme such as CORSIA or EU ETS.
  • The largest growth rates in the 25 largest emitting markets in September 2023, when compared with September 2022 were Hong Kong (+234%) and Republic of Korea (+57%).
  • Six markets (India, Turkey, Mexico, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Greece) out of the 25 largest emitting markets saw aviation emissions in September 2023 above September 2019 levels.

Spotlight on Brazil – the 15th largest source of passenger related aviation emissions in September 2023.

  • In September 2023, passenger related aviation emissions from Brazil were estimated at 1.13m tonnes, 10% below pre pandemic levels in September 2019.
  • Currently zero aviation emissions from Brazil are covered by any compliance programme; it is envisaged that Brazil will join CORSIA in 2027.
  • LATAM Airlines Brasil is the largest emitter of aviation emissions from Brazil over the past 12 months, followed by Azul and Gol.
  • 9 out of the 10 most efficient routes operated from Brazil in September 2023 were by Azul according to RDC’s CARE Index.

Download this month’s report here

Our CO2 data which powers our monthly report is available as a dataset, via an API or as part of a subscription to Apex

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