Category Archives: Environment

World’s Largest Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

Airlander 10, an airship which is currently the world’s largest aircraft, completed its first flight on August 17. It took off from the historic Cardington … More ››

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Heathrow Commits to Becoming World’s First Dementia Friendly Airport

London’s Heathrow Airport has announced its commitment to becoming the world’s first dementia friendly airport. Heathrow is working with the Alzheimer’s Society to change global … More ››

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London Mayor Urges Government to Choose Gatwick for New Runway

On a visit to Gatwick, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, underlined his support for the construction of a second runway at the airport. The … More ››

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UK Runway Decision on Hold Again

The decision to determine the location of a new runway to serve the capacity needs of South East England has been delayed until at least … More ››

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Wildfire Halts Fort McMurray Flights

The devastating fire which has swept across a vast area of Alberta, and severely damaged the town of Fort McMurray, Canada, has forced commercial flights … More ››

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Auckland Airport Provides Environmental Incentives

Auckland Airport has installed two new Electric Vehicle (EV) rechargers at its domestic valet car park, and is installing a further two in its public … More ››

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Miami Welcomes the Airbus A350

Miami International airport (IATA: MIA) welcomed its first Airbus A350 service when TAM Airlines flight 9610 arrived from Sao Paulo. TAM is only the fourth … More ››

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Athens International Airport to Participate in “Earth Hour” 2016

For the eighth year in a row, Athens International Airport will join the WWF’s global initiative “Earth Hour” which takes place on Saturday, March 19. … More ››

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Heathrow Launches Sustainable Restaurant Guide

Heathrow has released Ingredients for Success, the UK’s first airport sustainable restaurant guide. Drafted in partnership with the Sustainable Restaurant Association, and with the collaboration … More ››

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IATA – Demand for Air Travel is Strongest in Five Years

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced global passenger traffic results for 2015 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rose 6.5% for the … More ››

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