Sustainable Aviation

Sustainable aviation news and features

CAG launches Changi Carbon Offsets

Singapore’s Changi Airport Group has launched Changi Carbon Offsets, enabling passengers to offset the carbon emissions from their air travel

VINCI Airports wins environmental accolade

Airports operated by VINCI Airports in Latin America and the Caribbean have won the ACI-LAC’s 'Green Airport Recognition 2023'

LGW moves closer to net zero

London Gatwick Airport has achieved Level 4+ ‘Transition’ of the Airport Carbon Accreditation scheme

Schiphol opens own concrete recycling facility

Concrete from renovation and maintenance projects at Schiphol can now be crushed to make new concrete or foundation material

Study reveals Ireland’s SAF potential

A study has found that Ireland has the potential to develop a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry generating revenue of €2.55bn by 2050

Farnborough passes SAF milestone

Farnborough Airport, the UK’s principal business aviation airport, has sold its millionth litre of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

SFO sustainability lead wins national award

Erin Cooke, San Francisco International Airport sustainability and environmental policy director, has won the Airports Going Green Award for 2023

MKE installs eco-friendly lighting 

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) has completed a major replacement of exterior lighting across key areas of the airport

FRA charging infrastructure evolves

Supported by the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Fraport is turning its electric vehicles into mobile power storage units

Teesside solar power project takes off

FTSE 100 firm SSE Energy Solutions has signed a lease for a unit in the UK airport terminal, the first stage in a major solar power project

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