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Taylor Swift: Claims About Private Jet Use ‘Blatantly Incorrect’, Says Spokesperson

By Laura Snapes

02 Aug 2022 · 2 min read

Editor's Note

Sustainability marketing firm Yard compiled a name and shame list from a Celebrity Jets Twitter account which tracks the use of aircraft.

A spokesperson for Taylor Swift has denied that the US pop star is responsible for “most or all” of the trips taken on her private jet after she was alleged to be the highest-use celebrity by sustainability marketing firm Yard, calling the claim “blatantly incorrect”.

Yard’s survey found that Swift’s plane has taken 170 flights between 1 January and 29 July 2022, clocking up 15.9 days in the air with an average flight time of 80 minutes and 139.36 miles per flight. The total flight emissions for 2022 were calculated at 8,293.54 tonnes – 1,184.8 times more than the average person’s total annual emissions.

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