In the latest instalment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series, Elena Fisher, City Planner in the Division of Aviation for the City of Philadelphia, writes how the DOA is working beyond its own initial sustainability goals to collaborate with outside organisations and government in order to achieve a truly integrated…
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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.
The airport's initiatives around reducing waste, recycling, afforestation, conserving water and reducing energy consumption through new technologies and solar panels have supported its sustainability goals.
As a result of its efforts in energy conservation through the use of renewable energies, such as solar and wind, Kempegowda Airport has achieved one of its ambitious sustainability targets.
The modernisation of Kansai Airport's terminal will create more capacity and improve the passenger experience by optimising existing spaces.
ACI World and all five of its regions have created a long-term carbon goal for their member airports and have committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
As the UK aviation industry tackles the challenges of today, it is also focused on the future and how it can build back better. For the industry and its recovery, airspace modernisation is an important piece of the jigsaw. Chief of the Airspace Change Organising Group (ACOG), Mark Swan, describes…
Ahead of the 47th G7 Summit, Heathrow has successfully incorporated SAF into its main fuel supply and will blend it with traditional jet fuel for use across its flights.
Ritva Viljanen, Mayor of the City of Vantaa, speaks to International Airport Review about Avia Network's pioneering climate commitment, the Green Deal Manifesto, which is creating sustainable aviation and tourism together with its stakeholders in the Helsinki-Vantaa region in Finland.
Arne Kirchhoff, Senior Vice President of Aviation and Accountable Manager at Stuttgart Airport, explains how the airport’s innovative approach to A-CDM is at the heart of its sustainability goals.
Director and CEO of Miami International Airport, Lester Sola, discusses the significant benefits, both financially and environmentally, resulting from the airport’s sustainability projects in the next instalment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series.
In 2021 global passenger numbers are expected to recover to 52 per cent of pre-COVID-19 levels.
Compared with conventional jet fuel derived from fossil fuels, SAF has the potential to cut lifecycle emissions from aviation by up to 80 per cent. However, today it represents less than 0.1 per cent of aviation fuel used and is produced using one technology type.
The research project aims to realise zero-carbon emission commercial aviation by the end of the decade.
For International Airport Review, the Director of Planning and Environmental Affairs for the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Brendan Reed, discusses the role that sustainability - both social and environmental - will play in the recovery of the aviation industry post-pandemic, and how it will help San Diego International…
Earlier this year, we met with the International Airport Review Advisory Board to discuss the state of the aviation industry. The result is this detailed report which is free for subscribers to download.