At Pratt & Whitney, the pursuit of more sustainable aviation is foundational. For decades, we’ve been at the forefront of revolutionary advancements in aircraft propulsion technology. And by working smarter, cleaner, greener, today, we’re committed to supporting our industry in its goal of reaching net zero aviation CO2 emissions by 2050.

Smarter Technology


Sustainable aviation hinges on our relentless pursuit of technologies that improve aircraft efficiency, to reduce fuel burn and emissions. From ultra-efficient turboprops to the revolutionary family of GTF engines for single-aisle aircraft, we’re continually raising the bar for efficiency and performance.

Explore how we’ll go even further within advanced materials and disruptive engine architectures like hybrid-electric propulsion.

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Cleaner Fuel


Reducing our dependence on fossil-based fuels is of central importance to achieving net zero CO2 emissions for aviation by 2050. So we are advancing the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAFs) – through extensive work on testing and certification – while developing technologies for zero carbon, alternative fuels, like hydrogen.

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Greener Business


A greener world needs greener business. We are continuously committed to reducing the environmental footprint of our operations and facilities, through various energy, emissions and waste reduction initiatives.

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The Road to Net Zero Emissions by 2050

The ambition to ‘fly net zero’ is at the core of our industry’s challenge. Pratt & Whitney is committed to supporting its customers achieve the industry-wide commitment of net zero air transport CO2 emissions by 2050. Getting there will take a range of measures, including the smarter technologies and cleaner fuels we are driving forward.

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Offsetting Aircraft’s Carbon Footprint


Our journey to net zero will also be aided by market-based measures, including carbon offsetting measures. That’s why we chose to launch a Carbon Offset Service for our Pratt & Whitney Canada business jet, general and regional aircraft and helicopter customers – the first service of its kind to be offered by an engine maker.

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Addressing air travel's impact on the environment

Partnering for Sustainable Aviation

The scale of sustainability requires close coordination between industry and government organizations, suppliers and customers. Pratt & Whitney is an active partner with key organizations working towards net zero:

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