Delays, waiting to land or resorting to longer flight paths because of busy air corridors are just three examples of increased jet fuel consumption.
You probably wouldn't even notice the difference.
Observers filmed smoke and flames coming from the right engine of a Philippines Airlines flight after takeoff.
But green groups question whether carbon offsetting delivers a big enough cut in emissions.
The groundings by Southwest Airlines and Gol Linhas Aereas come after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration told aircraft operators last week to inspect 165 Boeing 737 NG airliners for structural cracks.
A commercial aircraft carrying 326 passengers was forced to divert to Shannon, Ireland, after a coffee spill caused two audio control panels to fail, it emerged today.
The World Aerobatic Championships provided entertainment at Chateauroux, France, as home pilot Louis Vanel won the men's event with a wonderful display of stunts.
Passenger falls ill on plane to UK from Paris: Flybe says
It is funded by an initiative allowing passengers to donate towards biofuel - which can cost five times more than regular jet fuel.
We spoke to five people who went against the trend and chose to swap planes and cars for bikes and trains.
Some small adjustments leading up to your trip, on the flight and once you arrive will help prevent the fatigue and irritability that comes with jet lag.
Electronic and hybrid planes have taken centre stage at the International Paris Air Show.
Companies and initiatives making waves in the green transport sector.
Passengers of a 737 Boeing have escaped after the plane skidded off a runway into a river.
It's almost as big as the International Space station.