A new Green Freeport in the Northeast of Scotland will play a crucial role in decarbonising the aviation industry by delivering a sustainable aviation fuel facility.
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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.
Watch this exclusive interview with the CEO of Bahrain Airport Company.
Brisbane Airport has dramatically reduced its net zero emissions deadline by 25-years, in a bold move to become one of the planet’s most sustainable airports.
Multi-million-pound investment is said to be needed in technologies such as direct air capture, and some airports could become green energy ‘power stations’ to fuel the aircraft they serve according to the report by Cranfield University.
Watch this message from the Editor about the topical agenda of panel discussions being showcased at the International Airport Summit 2022.
The International Air Transport Association has welcomed progress by states towards a long-term aspirational goal of net-zero aviation carbon emissions by 2050.
We talk trends with Fort McMurray Airport Authority CEO and President, RJ Steenstra.
Cibao International Airport has achieved Level 4 Airport Carbon Accreditation from Airports Council International – Latin America/Caribbean.
Voxpop clip with the Senior Project Manager at Airport Regions Council on what’s keeping her awake at night.
Menzies Aviation has joined the Mission Possible Partnership, an alliance of climate leaders focused on decarbonising some of the world’s highest-emitting industries.
Saudia has been announced as the winner of SkyTeam’s customer engagement category, following the airline running the world’s first in-flight sustainability lab to crowd-source ideas from passengers.
Airports Council International have urged State representatives at the upcoming the International Civil Aviation Organization, to reach an agreement on the long-term decarbonisation goal.