Following its review of the 2014 Survey of Noise Attitudes, ICCAN has recommended that new research is undertaken to examine attitudes to aviation noise.
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Today, we consider annoyance as the most obvious reaction to aviation noise, says Marius Nicolescu, Secretary General of Airport Regions Conference. With the clear indication that air travel is continuing to rise, global passenger numbers expected to double by 2037 and communities becoming more vocal about noise impact, airports need…
Possible environmental impacts of the Draft Master Plan have been brought to attention by the Mayor of Newham in an open letter to London City Airport.
ICCAN Head Commissioner, Robert Light, speaks of his ambition to ensure aviation noise is an important consideration within the industry’s future growth plans.
ACI and CANSO believe noise discussions and solutions are more effective when developed using community feedback.
Over £1 million has been invested by Gatwick to improve the monitoring and reporting of aircraft noise since 2018.
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.
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.