Updated monitoring rules for EU-ETS and CORSIA

The monitoring rules for aviation falling under the EU-ETS were changed on 1st January 2019. These are published on the website of the European Commission.

Most important changes

The value to be used for density can be either the actual density or a standard value of 0.8kg/l, whichever of the two is used for operational and safety reasons.

Data gaps of more than 5% of the total number of yearly flights must be reported to the Dutch Emissions Authority. To report a datagap airlines can send an email to info@emissieautoriteit.nl.

The tier system for determining the amount of fuel used is no longer in use.

The emissions factor for flights falling under the EU-ETS will remain at 3.15 ton CO2/ton fuel. The emissions factor for flights falling under CORSIA is 3.16 ton CO2/ton fuel.