Category Archives: Environment

CBI Calls for a Single Hub Airport

With the UK’s Airports Commission set to announce whether it will include a Thames Estuary airport in its shortlist of potential expansion sites the Confederation … More ››

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Winnipeg Completes Runway Rehabilitation

Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) has announced the completion of rehabilitation work on Runway 18/36 at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport.  The project included complete asphalt pavement … More ››

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San Diego Opens Meditation Room

On June 20 the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority celebrated the opening of The Spirit of Silence, or Reflection Room, with an invocation ceremony … More ››

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Dubai Airports Powers Down for Green Initiative

Dubai Airports flipped the switch on  Earth Hour earlier than usual this year by launching a campaign to turn off all non-essential lights at Dubai … More ››

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Oslo: On Track to Double in Size

  After breaking ground in 2011, construction of Oslo Gardermoen Airport’s (IATA:OSL) new departures and arrivals hall, railway station and pier reached the halfway mark … More ››

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French Protesters Say “Non” to Grand Ouest Airport

Residents in western France are resisting the construction of a planned airport by occupying its intended site at Notre-Dame-des-Landes.  Around 200 people, farmers and inhabitants … More ››

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Heathrow to Consult With Households on Third Runway Plan

  Heathrow Airport has announced plans for a six week consultation with local households, asking for their views on the shortlisted third runway plan. The … More ››

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A350 MSN2 Rolled-Out With Special ‘Carbon’ Livery

On Thursday January 2, Airbus rolled-out its third A350 XWB flight-test aircraft, MSN2, from the paint shop in Toulouse, marking another milestone on the path … More ››

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UK Airports Commission Delivers Expansion Shortlist

The UK Airports Commission tasked with studying the runway capacity development options for the south-east of England has revealed its interim shortlist.  The Airport Commission, … More ››

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European Airlines Applaud International Emissions Agreement

The Association of European Airlines, representing Europe’s most important network carriers, has welcomed the agreement reached by the Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation … More ››

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