Sustainable Airports

Sustainable airport news and features

WFS to trial HVO at Heathrow

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is starting a three-month trial using HVO biofuel in its airside transport fleet at London’s Heathrow Airport

Hydrogen makes Cotswold debut

Clean fuel supplier Ryze is partnering with zero-emission aviation firm ZeroAvia to provide hydrogen for use at Cotswold Airport

Hydrogen network takes next step

London Gatwick Airport has teamed up with easyJet, Airbus, and Air Products to expand hydrogen capability and infrastructure in the UK

Shannon welcomes government funding

James Lawless, new Minister of State at Ireland’s Department of Transport, announced the funding during a visit to Shannon Airport

dnata partners with ExxonMobil at Changi

Air services provider dnata and petrochemical supplier ExxonMobil have begun a six-month renewable diesel trial at Singapore Changi Airport

Luton launches new green strategy

London Luton Airport has published its latest Responsible Business Strategy, setting out its sustainability commitments for the next three years

Schiphol cancels parallel runway plans

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has definitively cancelled its plans to develop a new runway parallel to the existing Kaagbaan Runway

Munich Airport explores sustainable energy generation

Munich Airport is using a container with photovoltaic panels and wind rotors to charge electric vehicles

Rampmaster all-electric refueller lands in EGE

Signature Aviation will use the 5,000 gallon electric vehicle at its Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) in Vail, Colorado

Tackling plastic waste at airports

Convenience and enjoyment are mainstays of the passenger experience, but not always eco-friendly. We look at initiatives designed to change this

Luton launches new green strategy

London Luton Airport has published its latest Responsible Business Strategy, setting out its sustainability commitments for the next three years

Munich Airport explores sustainable energy generation

Munich Airport is using a container with photovoltaic panels and wind rotors to charge electric vehicles

Tackling plastic waste at airports

Convenience and enjoyment are mainstays of the passenger experience, but not always eco-friendly. We look at initiatives designed to change this

Open version of Ardian AirCarbon launches

Ardian is launching a free, open version of Ardian AirCarbon, its proprietary emission quantification and reduction tool for the aviation industry

Finavia hits zero carbon milestone

Finnish airport operator Finavia has achieved net zero carbon emissions in its own operations at Ivalo, Kittilä, Kuusamo and Rovaniemi airports

Schiphol trials self-driving buses

Two electric self-driving Ohmio buses are following a fixed route and making stops at various locations on airside at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

FlyPool app extends its reach

February 15 saw the global launch of Flypool, the first ecological carpooling solution dedicated to airport transfers

daa unveils 20-point sustainability plan

Airport operator daa has unveiled details of 20 environmental sustainability initiatives being rolled out at Dublin and Cork Airports

LLA launches 2024 Greener Future Fund

London Luton has launched its 2024 Greener Future Fund, inviting applications from groups keen to support biodiversity and cut carbon emissions

BAM reuses Schiphol demolition waste

Construction company BAM Bouw en Techniek has started work on a circular checkpoint at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Gatwick makes EV charging history

London Gatwick has become the first international airport to open an Electric Forecourt, a dedicated electric vehicle (EV) charging station

CPK to redefine sustainable aviation

In the heart of Poland, a pioneering project is taking shape that could redefine airport sustainability - the Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK)