Month: April 2019

South African airports run the show!

We are delighted to announce several great strides made by Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) on their path towards the long-term goal of carbon neutrality of their network’s operations (which they are planning to reach by 2025).  A fifth airport operated by the company joined the Airport Carbon Accreditation community. George Airport, Africa’s first solar-powered airport […]

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Texas reached its 2020 carbon reduction goal two years ahead of schedule.

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport achieved the target of a 5.4% reduction in carbon emissions per passenger in fiscal year 2018 – which covers October 2017 through to September 2018 – and since 2010, has reduced 83% of emissions per passenger. The airport adds it also achieved an overall 27% reduction in electricity costs since […]

Sydney Airport’s hard work on slashing CO2 earns successful renewal

Australia’s Sydney Airport has just been re-accredited at Level 3 Optimisation, a recognition for reducing CO2 emissions from their own operations and motivating their business partners to get active with it as well. Sydney reached this level of carbon management maturity for the first time in 2016 and since then achieved successful renewal each year. […]

TAG Farnborough reaches net zero emissions again this year!

Last year, TAG Farnborough Airport became the very first business aviation airport to ever reach carbon neutrality. We are delighted to confirm that the airport has just reached a successful renewal at Level 3+ of Airport Carbon Accreditation, topping the list of the best carbon managers in its class for another year! Keep up the great […]

Bulgaria’s busiest airport renews its accreditation

Sofia International Airport, serving the capital city of Bulgaria, has just successfully renewed its Airport Carbon Accreditation. The airport is at Level 2 Reduction which means a continuous effort to reduce its CO2 footprint! An example of initiative? Since 2017, an electric bus connects the terminals of the airport, providing the passengers with emissions-free transfer. Well […]

Global carbon standard for airport operators marks 10 years

2019 marks 10 years since the launch of the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme 264 airports now actively engaged in addressing their impact on Climate change Over 100 airports are encouraging other companies on the airport site to lower their CO2 Airport operators of 49 airports worldwide are carbon neutral   04 April 2019:  As this […]

Airport Carbon Accreditation marks its 10th anniversary in Hong Kong

All is set to start celebrating the first decade of the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme! The 10th anniversary was marked for the first time today at the ACI World Annual General Assembly (WAGA) in Hong Kong, hosted by Hong Kong International Airport.  Earlier today, at this gathering of more than 800 aviation industry leaders, Angela Gittens, Director […]

Hobart Airport moves up a level!

Tasmania’s Hobart Airport has stepped up its climate efforts! The airport has just been recognised for their work to reduce carbon emissions from their operations with a Level 2 Reduction certificate of Airport Carbon Accreditation. This is all the more important for the state of Tasmania, belonging to the group of small island states, more […]