Sustainable Aviation

Sustainable aviation news and features

Auckland expands compost programme

Coffee grinds, food scraps and even compostable cups will be put to good use, with the airport expanding its landside food waste composting

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

Phnom Penh passes green milestone

The Cambodian airport has won Level 3 accreditation from the Airports Council International

Côte d'Azur airports make biofuel commitment

Cannes-Mandelieu and Golfe De Saint-Tropez airports are reducing their emissions by more than 50 tonnes of CO2 per year

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

ZeroAvia explores airport hydrogen

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

BSR HyAirport project takes off

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

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

Electric cars make Tallinn debut

Three electric cars for use by employees involved in aircraft servicing were introduced at Tallinn Airport in Estonia on January 3

Liege ready for SAF distribution

Liege Airport has become the first airport in Belgian capable of providing its airline customers with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Phoenix celebrates AV world first

Phoenix Sky Harbor has become the first airport in the world to offer a Waymo fully autonomous vehicle service to the general public

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