Top U.S. Airline in Newsweek's 2012 Green Rankings
Recognized by publication for three years in a row
For three consecutive years, we've received the top ranking among U.S. airlines in Newsweek's 2012 green rankings. We ranked second in the transportation and logistics category, and were among the top in the environmental list of the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States.
Key Areas of Focus
A number of programs, as well as grass-root initiatives implemented by our people, contribute to our success in reducing our footprint. Key areas of focus include:
- Fuel Conservation
- Fleet Renewal
Accelerating Environmental Technologies
In partnership with Boeing, we showcased a Next-Generation 737-800 plane, known as ecoDemonstrator, in Washington, D.C., to highlight the testing of environmentally progressive techniques to increase fuel efficiency and reduce airplane noise. Watch the video
Learn more about our environmental efforts and view the 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report.