For the latest instalment in our Sustainability Series, Emanuel Fleuti, Head of Environmental Services of Zurich Airport, tells us how the airport is doing its bit for the environment; from solar panels and water wastage, to electric airside vehicles and biodiversity.
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Staggered threshold approach concepts combined with new tools show a potential for achieving an increase in airport capacity of up to 10 per cent.
ACI highlighted that reliable and effective transmission of data across all airport stakeholders is key to both efficiency and improving the passenger experience.
Income per passenger has grown by 4.5 per cent in the last year as Gatwick serves 46.4 million passengers, including an extra 1.1 million long-haul passengers.
New aircraft in service at Gatwick are up to 50 per cent quieter than the aircraft they replace and are set to become the ‘workhorses’ of Gatwick’s fleet; helping to reduce the airport's noise footprint.
At the Air Transport Action Group Summit, Angela Gittens highlighted how aircraft regulations must be stringent enough to limit noise pollution as much as possible.
In a UK-airport first, noise complaints can now be submitted via a mobile app, and airlines will use this information to improve flight performance and reduce noise.
A High Court challenge to Heathrow Airport's third runway begins today (11 March 2019), as noise, air quality, congestion and climate change are cited as reasons to abandon the project.
In the first of a new series examining how the airport and aviation industries are working to mitigate the damaging environmental impact of air travel, Denise Pronk, Head of Sustainability at the Royal Schiphol Group, speaks exclusively to International Airport Review to detail Schiphol's plan to reduce its environmental impact.
As the development of Bristol Airport continues, the airport is offering £1.8 million to fund for noise insulation for homes in the surrounding area.
The predicted increase in greenhouse gas emissions could undermine efforts to mitigate climate change and limit the global temperature rise to below the target of two degrees Celsius in the Paris Agreement.
The London Assembly Environment Committee calls for halt to expansion plans at both Heathrow and London City amid noise concerns.
Heathrow has launched a range of Sound Escapes, a unique soundtrack which is hoped to make people feel more relaxed while travelling.
NATS has welcomed the agreement to change airspace regulations which have been in place since the 1950s to accommodate the growing air traffic of the UK.
As more passenger arrive at Gatwick, the airport works hard to mitigate the knock on effects, such as noise pollution.