Senior Manager – Environmental Strategy and Sustainability
Aaron Robinson manages United Airlines' Eco-Skies program, focusing on sustainable fuel development, corporate customers, emissions reductions, and external communications. During his time leading the program, United has been recognized as Air Transport World’s Eco-Airline of the Year, Newsweek’s highest ranked airline globally for environment, and the highest rated U.S. airline by Carbon Disclosure Project each year.
Aaron previously worked in financial analysis for United. After leading the fuel conservation program at Northwest Airlines, he transitioned to environment at post-merger Delta Air Lines, where he oversaw all aspects of compliance with the EU ETS, represented the airline in developing its climate change strategy, led numerous internal sustainability programs, and published the airline’s emissions and sustainability reports.
Aaron has also worked in airport operations, operational reliability, and cargo safety. In addition to serving at Air Transport World, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, and Rolls-Royce, he also founded SimAirline.net, an online flight simulation organization. He holds a BA in Economics from Carleton College, an MBA from The University of Texas, and a private pilot license.
25 November 2020 | 11:55 - 12:45 | Virtual Panel: Driving Greener Economic Growth
Reassessing the ROI of staying ahead of competition and developing new cutting-edge green technology such as advanced aerodynamics, light materials, innovative engines and electric aircrafts. How can the industry invest in a future in which we can make sure that aviation is compatible with net zero carbon and is on track with a green recovery without overly impacting the levels of connectivity comfort and affordability that is associated with aviation today.