At the 31st ACI World Annual General Assembly, Airports Council International World has announced its further commitments to the sustainability of the aviation ecosystem.
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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.
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On 22 November 2021, the Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean held a board meeting to discuss the framework of airport operations and environmental management.
The Scottish wind energy consortium including Katrick Technologies, AGS Airports Limited, and the University of Strathclyde, has been launched to support the deployment of low-level wind power.
In its commitment to continue the journey to reduce airport green house gas emissions, Toronto Pearson Airport has now signed on to the World Economic Forum’s Clean Skies Initiative.
This executive report in our airport recovery series delves into airport priorities for the future; the main challenges they are facing; preparing for the restart of global air travel; digitalisation and future trends that airport leaders foresee emerging. Login or register to read the report for free.
Volotea has become the first airline to join VINCI Airports’ recently launched forest carbon sink programme, which aims to offset both its own and customers and partners residual carbon emissions.
In this exclusive video interview with International Airport Review's Person of the Year winner, Editor Holly Miles speaks with Videh Kumar Jaipuriar, CEO of Delhi International Airport Ltd about his leadership strategy during the COVID-19 pandemic at the helm of India's busiest airport.
Etihad Airways and Boeing have signed a new agreement to expand the companies’ sustainability alliance and environmental goals, to drive innovation in the aviation industry.
To coincide with COP26 discussions, The International Air Cargo Association has published the industry’s first Air Cargo Sustainability Roadmap, illustrating the importance of air cargo stakeholders.
As the recovery continues and with over three million passengers travelling through London Heathrow during October 2021, the airport continues to focus on the race to a net zero future.
Sustainable Aviation and the UK government hosted a panel event at COP26 on ‘Delivering Jet Zero’, to discuss the importance of delivering a net zero aviation industry by 2050.
The industry says a mix of new technology; improvements in operations and infrastructure; and a transition to sustainable aviation fuel by mid-century would provide a majority of the carbon reductions.
“Placemaking is turning a public space from a place you can’t wait to get through, to one you never want to leave.” Fred Kent, Founder of Project for Public Spaces. "Placemaking" seems to be everywhere these days and it has become an even bigger buzzword in architecture and airport development as…