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South African Airways, British Airways Ranked First in London Heathrow’s Quarterly Fly Quiet and Clean

South African Airways, British Airways Ranked First in London Heathrow’s Quarterly Fly Quiet and Clean

London’s Heathrow Airport, one of the busiest airports in the world, has published what will be a quarterly Fly Quiet and Clean League Table, ranking airlines that land there for noise and pollution. The ranking includes various criteria, such as noise level (relative to size of aircraft), emissions, and efficiency of landing approach. The new league table is an expanded version of the Heathrow Fly Quiet program, which has tracked airlines’ noise performance since 2013
In the short-haul table, British Airways was ranked quietest and cleanest, followed by Aer Lingus and Etihad Airways.
The long-haul table is headed by South African Airways, Alitalia and Gulf Air (British Airways is nineteenth).
El Al came fiftieth of fifty airlines ranked in London Heathrow Airport’s Fly Quiet and Clean League Table.
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