Selamat datang to RDC’s Aviation Emissions Report for May 2024, looking at global passenger related aviation emissions with a focus on the 25 largest markets by total emissions.

This month, we take a look at the popular travel destination of Malaysia.

RDC Aviation Emissions Report May 2024Focus market on this month's report: Malaysia

Highlights from this month’s report include:

  • Global passenger-related emissions in May 2024 were 66m tonnes
  • Emissions year to date are 313m tonnes, 15m tonnes below the same period in 2019
  • 8 of the 25 largest markets for emissions were up compared to May 2019 with Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Qatar showing the highest growth rates

Spotlight on Malaysia

  • Passenger-related emissions from airports in Malaysia were 565k tonnes in May 2024
  • Malaysia is the 25th largest country for emissions in May 2024, just under half of these emissions are covered by a compliance programme
  • In the last 12 months, AirAsia operations combined (AirAsia and AirAsia X) have emitted over 2m tonnes of CO2
  • As the primary gateway, Kuala Lumpur International Airport accounts for the highest emissions (5m tonnes of CO2 in the last 12 months)

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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