During the pandemic, the number of flights in and out of Newcastle Airport (and across the globe) has fallen dramatically. The benefits for the environment and global warming have been significant and the reduction in noise pollution has been huge. BUT, THE NOISE IS BACK!
The aviation industry - including Newcastle Airport - is in dire financial straits and is desperately trying to claw back its losses, trying to get back to where it was before covid.
The aircraft are flying again, the noise has returned and emissions will rise and further accelerate global warming
ANAG offers these as suggestions only - not recommendations
Flight Free. Flying less is one of the best ways to reduce your carbon footprint, and taking a flight free year is a great way to discover other ways to travel. There’s never been a more important time to take action on the climate, and when lots of us do this together, real change happens.
Pledge to fly less here: https://flightfree.co.uk/
The man in seat 61. Try the train as an alternative, see the countries you travel through instead of flying over them. This website gives you loads of options:
RailBookers will book travel and holiday packages for you: https://www.railbookers.co.uk/
NoFly Travel Club Sustainable rail tours for adventurous souls
Emissions from aviation and associated activities are affecting the environment badly. Only a small percentage of people in the UK and across the planet use aviation but its effect is much larger and damages us all