Sustainable Aviation

Sustainable aviation news and features

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

BSR HyAirport project takes off

The Baltic Sea Region (BSR) HyAirport project, an international project driving hydrogen use in aviation, is underway

ZeroAvia explores airport hydrogen

ZeroAvia and ScottishPower will explore models for clean power and hydrogen supply supporting aviation and other use cases 

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

Skellefteå and SAS collaborate on SAF

Skellefteå City Airport has become the first individual airport in Sweden to join the SAS corporate sustainability programme

Brussels prioritises sustainability in EIA

The public enquiry for the renewal of Brussels Airport's environmental permit is underway, involving an environmental impact assessment

LAX ConRAC wins eco recognition

Los Angeles International Airport’s Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility has been recognised for sustainability excellence 

Swissport makes net-zero commitment

Swissport International is committing to be 100% carbon-neutral by 2050, through the decarbonisation of its operations and supply chain

Delivering a healthier airport

Airports in the Americas are taking a greater interest in the wellbeing of passengers and staff, addressing everything from air quality to stress levels, reports Chris Anderson

Collaboration key to zero emissions, says easyJet

EasyJet has urged industry and governments to work closely to deliver the zero-emission technology needed to transform aviation

Istanbul Airport commits to carbon neutral goals

The Turkish hub plans to reach net zero emissions before ACI’s 2050 target, as it continues to develop its sustainability measures

American Airlines commits to “science-based targets” to reduce emissions

The airline has also signed up to the Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign and Race to Zero

Swiss flies on sustainable aviation fuel

The fuel has been in use in the country since July 1 thanks to new customs provisions

SITA and Safety Line to support sustainable aviation

The companies hope to deploy data analytics at airports to reduce CO2 emissions and cut fuel costs

UK government announce £3m funding for SAF infrastructure development

The Jet Zero Council have put aviation at the centre of rebuilding a greener sector post-pandemic

ACI study shows need for airports to combine capex with sustainability goals

The report highlights the importance of modernised infrastructure to cater for increasing capacity

AGS Airports commits to net zero

The group made the announcement alongside publishing its new sustainability strategy

Pittsburgh International set to open green terminal

The new solar powered facility plans to open its doors in 2025 and is expected to create more than 5,000 jobs

Bristol Airport outlines carbon neutrality goals

Working 20 years ahead of the government’s target, the gateway hopes to be the first in the UK to be net zero

Edinburgh Airport reveals sustainability strategy

Passengers will be flying in over the facility’s new solar farm in the future as the airport sets sustainability targets

Edmonton International sets its sights on natural gas

The new facility will significantly lower carbon emissions and reduce costs