Loganair announces sustainability projects funding

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Loganair has announced the latest winners of the GreenSkies Community Fund, a groundbreaking initiative that sees charities, community groups, and small businesses across the UK supported in reaching their sustainability goals.

Loganair received nearly 250 applications for the latest round of funding, and revealed it will distribute over £23,000 to seven successful projects. These stretch to a variety of areas across its regional network, from Hillswick in Shetland to Paisley near Glasgow, and Enniskillen in Northern Ireland.

This latest funding awards will support both small businesses and community projects, with a Judo club, an environmentally conscious plant nursery, and a mental health charity among the beneficiaries. The GreenSkies Community Fund’s goal is to help local organisations achieve their own goals towards a more sustainable future.

The GreenSkies Community Fund is part of Loganair’s environmental programme, which includes measures ranging from carbon offsetting to investing in future flight technologies to help achieve an ambitious target of becoming net zero by 2040.

To date, Loganair has invested over £80,500 in community renewable projects through its GreenSkies Community Fund.

Luke Lovegrove, Chief Commercial Officer at Loganair said, “Congratulations to each of the successful applicants who have been awarded in our latest round of GreenSkies Community Fund grants. Each of the organisations have shown a dedication to supporting their communities and we are pleased to be able to assist them in reaching their environmental goals through this scheme.

“Loganair sits at the forefront of pushing for new technologies in the aviation industry which will lessen the environmental impact of flying, and support our goal of reaching net zero by 2040. It is important to us not only to reach this goal as an airline, but to offer support to the communities we serve to see them achieve their own sustainability goals.

“We received a huge number of applications for this round of funding, and we would like to thank everyone who took the time to apply.”

Loganair’s GreenSkies programme was launched in July 2021 with the introduction of a small mandatory carbon offsetting charge levied on all flights, with the money invested in accredited offsetting schemes.

Click here to find out more about the GreenSkies Community Fund.