Environment

Global airport industry climate action surpasses 200 milestone

Global airport industry climate action surpasses 200 milestone

To deliver on their commitment to fight Climate Change, airports worldwide are rolling up their sleeves and intensifying their efforts. More airports than ever are engaged in the Action for Climate, something which didn’t go unnoticed during the recent COP23 in Bonn. Agata Lyznik reports on the latest progress.

Finavia achieves carbon neutrality at Helsinki Airport

Finavia achieves carbon neutrality at Helsinki Airport

Helsinki Airport has officially brought its carbon footprint to zero and it has received the international ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) certificate for this achievement.

Heathrow Airport installs new electric vehicle charging points

Heathrow Airport installs new electric vehicle charging points

New electric vehicle charging points have been installed at Heathrow Airport under a new partnership between POD Point and APCOA Parking.

Athens International Airport becomes the first carbon neutral airport in Greece

Athens International Airport becomes the first carbon neutral airport in Greece

At the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris in December 2015, the airport industry committed to having 50 carbon neutral airports in Europe by 2030. Athens International Airport is the 28th globally, and 25th in Europe, to become carbon neutral by achieving Level 3+ of ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation.

London Gatwick becomes first airport to join global renewable electricity alliance

London Gatwick becomes first airport to join global renewable electricity alliance

London Gatwick is the first airport to join more than 80 of the world’s most influential companies in a programme designed to generate a massive increase in the demand for renewable electricity, and will also become carbon neutral by spring.