Malcolm Johns, Chief Executive of Christchurch Airport, explains how the airport is already ahead of its target to reach net zero by 2050, and how their work has expanded to assisting other airports, with the aim of decarbonising the entire industry.
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For the first time in over a year, airports across New Zealand and Australia have gladly begun welcoming international passengers again.
Almost a year since his participation in International Airport Review’s Coronavirus Roundtable, Stefano Baronci, Director General of ACI Asia-Pacific, looks back on 2020 and what the coronavirus pandemic has meant for aviation, and considers how this will affect the aviation sector’s recovery in the immediate future.
The Airport Carbon Accreditation programme - the global carbon standard for airports led by Airports Council International - has extended its framework to include two new, more ambitious levels. Marina Bylinsky, Head of Sustainability at ACI EUROPE, thinks that, despite the pandemic, airports are more willing than ever to step…
The interim report outlines that 34 airports became first-time accredited and another 31 progressed to a higher level in the ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation programme during 2020, contributing to the further decarbonisation of the aviation industry.
In the first instalment of International Airport Review’s new and exclusive sustainability series, Claire Waghorn, Sustainable Transition Leader at Christchurch Airport, discusses how the Maori concept of kaitiakitanga best describes the airport’s approach to sustainability, and how its Green Transition Plan will support ambitious emission reduction targets.
Christchurch Airport has become the first airport in the Asia-Pacific region and in the world to reach the Level 4 Transformation.
Christchurch Airport turned to virtual reality technology to aid the training of airport fire fighters: An example of innovative evolution within airport operations.
Technologies such as humanoid robots, autonomous shuttles and virtual reality are all being trialled at Christchurch Airport.
Over the past two years, Christchurch's growth has not faltered and the airport has seen a 17 per cent increase of profits compared to FY18.
Daily operations within an airport are complex and stressful on a regular basis. However, when the winter season hits, snow, ice and other dangerous conditions can make running an airport a formidable task. Our Winter Operations In-Depth Focus from Issue 4 hears from four airports across the globe regarding how…
Christchurch Airport sees a strong growth in May; its visitor arrival growth between July and May growing to 8.5 per cent.
Autonomous, electric and in part 3D printed, the autonomous vehicle at Christchurch Airport reveals what the future of airport movement could look like.
24 February 2011 | By Nick Jackson
International and domestic flights have resumed following a 24 hour suspension after Tuesday's earthquake.