Month: November 2018

Narita is the first in Japan to achieve Level 3 Optimisation!

Narita Airport has established itself as an “Eco-Airport” through recycling and environmental awareness from a global perspective. In that capacity, it sets an Eco-Airport Master Plan in place and works with airlines and other airport stakeholders to reduce the impact on the environment and address global environment issues. Participation in the Airport Carbon Accreditation program is one of Narita […]

Farewells and new beginnings in the Airport Carbon Accreditation Advisory Board

It is time to bid farewell to Professor Callum Thomas from the Manchester Metropolitan University, who has decided to step down from the Airport Carbon Accreditation Advisory Board, having participated in it from its very beginning. He has followed the development of the programme over the span of the last (almost) 10 years and had […]

The coveted 0 net emissions

The number of carbon neutral airports is rising steadily. Since the last edition of AirportCO2 News, another 4 airports reached net zero emissions from their operations. Under Airport Carbon Accreditation, carbon neutrality, as this state is commonly referred to, is when the net carbon dioxide emissions under direct control by the airport operator over an […]

Malmö Airport logs in another milestone towards more sustainable operations

Malmö Airport, implemented by Swedavia, has just renewed its Neutrality certificate within Airport Carbon Accreditation for the next 3 years! Airports can apply for such a prolonged renewal only if they have achieved a quantified emissions reduction on at least one Scope 3 emissions source, i.e. successfully contributed to reducing the carbon footprint of their […]

North American airports on top of their carbon management

At the recent ACI-NA Annual Conference in Nashville, the 39 North American airports engaged in Climate Action within Airport Carbon Accreditation joined the stage to pick up their well-earned certificates.   “Airports strive to be good partners within their communities and in the global aviation system by promoting sustainability and environmentally responsible practices,” said ACI-NA President […]

New arrivals & upgrades: the more, the merrier!

  Currently, there are 249 airports certified at one of the 4 levels of Airport Carbon Accreditation. They span over the 5 ACI regions in the following order of magnitude. Europe’s airports are the largest group with 136 airports engaged in the programme. Asia-Pacific is the second biggest region in terms of participation, where 47 […]

Is your airport ready for the changing climate?

It’s been a banner year for extreme climate events. Given the recent rise in frequency of extreme adverse weather conditions around the globe, the efforts of airports to adapt to the changing climate become critical. To bring it to their attention, at this year’s Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva, ACI World launched a new […]

Brussels Airport partners strengthen environmental cooperation through EUROCONTROL’s Collaborative Environmental Management

We are here to assure you that airports that reach the highest level of Airport Carbon Accreditation, do not rest on their laurels! On the contrary, they continue to seek out ways to improve their environmental performance. The recent developments at Brussels Airport (which first joined the programme in 2010 and achieved carbon neutral status […]