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Carbon Emissions Calculator

Carbon Emissions Index

The definitive commercial aviation carbon calculator

InsightIQ’s Carbon Emissions Calculator (CEC) is the only finance-focused carbon modelling tool currently available; it’s leading the way. The CEC benefits from IBA’s proprietary fuel-burn data which, integrated with InsightIQ’s Flights and Fleets module, can illustrate carbon emissions by any combination of: time period, airline, lessor, aircraft MSN and model, portfolio, OEM, country, airport and route pair.


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Over 65,000 commercial aircraft

35 Million

35 million airline flights tracked per year


Over 120,000 aircraft events added annually


Managed by a team with over 350 years of expertise

The benchmark for aviation ESG analysis using consistent methodology

Robust, independent calculations at the seat, aircraft MSN, flight, portfolio and operator level

Powered by real-world flight information, InsightIQ’s carbon emissions model supports analysis of specific aircraft, organisational performance and regional emissions distribution. Clients can assess aircraft fuel efficiency over different distances, load factors and seat layouts. Enhanced environmental due diligence will optimise acquisition and fleet management decisions.

Penetrate aviation organisations’ aggregate scope 1 emissions profiles

InsightIQ’s CEC lets you evaluate whether parties are taking adequate action to reduce their carbon footprint. It will highlight the comparative performance of different portfolios and companies to provide detailed guidance about aircraft fleet composition and route improvements. You’ll quickly work out the market’s stars and underperformers.

Achieve emissions clarity by region, country, route or airport

The Carbon Emissions Calculator powerfully maps the geographic footprint of emissions by model and organisation over time. Heatmaps illustrate the likely implications of new carbon offsetting schemes and allow assessment of potential emissions reduction by adopting Sustainable Aviation Fuels. 


InsightIQ’s bespoke CEC helps aviation financiers demonstrate their ethical credentials. Its crucial intelligence underpins a robust understanding of global environmental concerns, makes operational efficiency data clear and provides unrivalled support for today’s and tomorrow’s aviation decision making.

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