Environment

Eco-friendly Nice Côte d’Azur Airport achieves carbon neutrality

Eco-friendly Nice Côte d’Azur Airport achieves carbon neutrality

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has become the first airport in France to achieve Level 3+ Neutrality of ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation, following on from recent innovative environmental initiatives.

Met Office launches upgraded version of its OpenRunway product

Met Office launches upgraded version of its OpenRunway product

Met Office’s new enhanced and upgraded version of its OpenRunway product provides site-specific weather forecast information to enable airports and airlines make better informed decisions in all conditions, while increasing safety and efficiency.

Airports and CO2 – carbon neutrality is going global

Airports and CO2 – carbon neutrality is going global

As the 39th ICAO General Assembly gathered in Montreal to address emissions from international aviation through a Global Market Based Measure (GMBM), the airport industry has once again demonstrated that it is assuming its responsibility in curbing climate change and contributing to achieving the goal of sustainable and low-emissions aviation. Report by Marina Bylinsky.

Airports consider the cause and effect equation

Airports consider the cause and effect equation

As the negotiations for a global market-based measure for airline emissions intensify, with all to play for at ICAO in September, we take stock of where airports are in relation to climate change. Seven years on from the launch of the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, initially in Europe, we look at how far things have come and consider what is in store for the future. Report by Inês Rebelo.

State of the environmental challenge in Europe today

State of the environmental challenge in Europe today

By Sharon Mahony, Pan-European Single Sky Directorate / Support to SES-related Policies Unit, EUROCONTROL