Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is AirAsia doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 2

AirAsia has a DitchCarbon Score of 2 out of 100, indicating a low level of sustainability in its operations. This score suggests that the airline has a high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable companies. The company may need to implement significant measures to reduce its emissions and improve its sustainability profile.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

AirAsia is a company in the aviation industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

AirAsia, located in Western Australia, operates in a region with a medium carbon intensity rating. This indicates that the company’s sustainability efforts are influenced by the regional energy mix and its associated carbon emissions.

...this company is doing 11.45% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Sepang, AirAsia is a prominent player in the aviation industry, renowned for revolutionizing air travel within the region. The company operates as a digital enterprise offering innovative and personalized services in the airline sector, with a mission to provide affordable air travel for all. AirAsia, along with its affiliates such as AirAsia X and others, has consistently been recognized as the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline, maintaining a commitment to quality and cost-efficiency.

Good news, AirAsia has committed to SBTi climate action goals

AirAsia has pledged to align its operations with the Science Based Targets initiative to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves setting science-based emissions reduction targets to limit global warming and transition towards more sustainable practices in the aviation industry.

There’s always room for improvement,

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AirAsia could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.

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Our methodology

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