Ken O’Toole’s open letter addresses local resident and environmental concerns about Stansted’s proposals to serve more passengers.
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Banning single-use plastics, encouraging use of public transport to and from an airport, managing food waste, reducing use of fossil fuels, monitoring water use, switching to renewable energy sources, sourcing food sustainably. These are all examples of how an airport can begin to reduce its carbon footprint; its greenhouse-gas emissions; its impact on the environment.
The climate change emergency is upon us, and all industries must work hard at becoming more sustainable – the aviation industry included. As the above paragraph demonstrates, this goes beyond using sustainable aviation fuel.
Many airports and authorities have recognised the need to implement environmentally-friendly strategies, and International Airport Review here showcases some of these achievements. However the entire industry must continue striving and innovating to ensure an airport’s surroundings are not negatively impacted and the environment is protected for the future.
Despite European airports' efforts to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, Newcastle Airport will work to achieve the target 15 years early.
The all-electric F110e tow tractor will be used on the apron at Memmingen Airport, providing a fast, quiet and emission-free aircraft movement solution.
Following a successful trial, an additional 1,500 spaces have been added to the outdoor robotic parking service at Lyon Airport.
Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, Cannes Mandelieu Airport and Golfe de Saint-Tropez Airport will be the subject of various measures dedicated to eliminating carbon emissions.
Tory Richardson details how challenges within the aviation industry should be used to help cater for the increased demand for air travel in the years to come.
The environment impact report was certified by San Diego's Airport Authority, and represents another step towards the implementation of the project.
The airport's operator, Fraport AG, received the climate certification for Frankfurt Airport as a result of its sustainability efforts.
Gordon Dewar, for the first article in a series of interviews with airport CEOs, tells International Airport Review how being CEO of Edinburgh Airport enables him to connect not just cities and countries, but individuals too.
The 'Are You Aware?' programme is the result of a collaboration between Istanbul Airport and the Mind Your Waste Foundation.
The carbon offsets will be purchased retrospectively by Bristol Airport following the scheme coming into effect on 1 January 2020.
The certification, granted by the Airports Council International, recognises an airport's efforts to reduce carbon emissions.
Over half of the British public believe the pros of aviation outweigh the cons, but environmental concerns have caused a decrease in this percentage compared to 2018.
The implementation of the plant makes Salvador Airport the first in the country to have a solar plant supplying energy to the terminal.
The airport was awarded ‘Level 3+ (Neutrality)’ status under ACI World's Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, the highest possible accreditation.