Environment

Birmingham Airport launches fully-electric bus fleet

Birmingham Airport launches fully-electric bus fleet

Birmingham Airport has launched a fully-electric bus fleet to replace the current diesel vehicles in operation. The new fleet is made up of six 7900e single deck electric buses supplied by Volvo Bus UK, providing an 80% lower energy consumption than the equivalent-sized diesel bus.

Unlocking renewable energy procurement at Europe’s airports

Unlocking renewable energy procurement at Europe’s airports

On 2 October 2019, ACI EUROPE signed a cooperation agreement with the RE-Source Platform, the European alliance of stakeholders for corporate renewable energy sourcing. This partnership aims at accelerating the clean energy transition at Europe’s airports, helping them to reach NetZero by 2050 for carbon emissions under their control. Report by Agata Lyznik.

Genève Aéroport focused on social responsibility and sustainable development

Genève Aéroport focused on social responsibility and sustainable development

Genève Aéroport is very proud to host the next ACI EUROPE Annual Assembly & Congress on 16 to 18 June 2020, to celebrate together the airport’s 100th anniversary.

Airlines may reduce take-off fuel burn in temperature-reducing irrigation and cultivation trial at Adelaide Airport

Airlines may reduce take-off fuel burn in temperature-reducing irrigation and cultivation trial at Adelaide Airport

The South Australian Water Corporation, in partnership with Adelaide Airport, has conducted a three-year trial involving irrigation and cultivation of airside land at Adelaide Airport using stormwater.

Glasgow becomes first UK airport to introduce electric bus fleet

Glasgow becomes first UK airport to introduce electric bus fleet

Glasgow is the first UK airport to introduce a fleet of zero-emission electric buses to its car park operation. The three-strong fleet of all-electric battery buses replace the current diesel fleet used to shuttle passengers between the terminal and the airport’s long-stay car park.