Sustainable aviation news and features

Teesside signs Air France-KLM SAF deal

Teesside has become the UK’s first airport to partner with Air France-KLM for the airline’s programme to boost the use of sustainable aviation fuel

VINCI innovates at Gatwick

London Gatwick Airport has resurfaced its main runway in half the time and at half the cost of traditional resurfacing methods

Faro marks Portuguese solar first

Portugal's first airport solar power plant has been commissioned, at Faro Airport in the country's Algarve district

Tallinn moves away from gas heating

Estonia’s Tallinn Airport has made the switch from gas heating to district heating in buildings on airport premises

IATA launches CO2 calculation method

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched its Recommended Practice Per-Passenger CO2 Calculation Methodology

Charging station opens at Riga

A charging station suitable for any electric car has been installed at Riga Airport in Latvia

Jet and Neste in Amsterdam SAF partnership

Jet Aviation has signed an agreement to secure and offer Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel (Neste MY SAF) at its FBO at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Gatwick station takes next step

Gatwick Airport’s train station has reached a new milestone in its upgrade project after breaking ground on the next stage of works

OMV to supply eco heating to Vienna

OMV Schwechat Refinery will use industrial waste heat to provide Vienna International Airport with environmentally-friendly heating

Airports report significant carbon reduction

The Airport Carbon Accreditation programme has published its first carbon performance results for May 2019 to May 2021, showing significant carbon savings globally

ACI debuts sustainability strategy report

Airports Council International (ACI) World has launched a comprehensive report to help airport executives with their sustainability strategies

IAG signs SAF agreement

IAG has signed an MoU with sustainable fuels tech firm Velocys to acquire 220,000 tonnes of SAF over ten years