Month: June 2020


The COVID-19 pandemic has understandably suspended the progression of many CO2-reducing efforts at world’s airports. But some still managed to brave the storm and launch new projects aimed at decarbonising their operations further. Check out the news about these airports’ continued climate action here below.  Asia Pacific: Incheon Airport Incheon International Airport Corporation which operates […]

MILESTONE ALERT: More than 300 climate smart airports connect the world!

  As with many other plans, our arrangements to celebrate the 300 accredited airports milestone have been put on hold in the wake of the pandemic. Nevertheless the idea to somehow mark this great achievement and individually thank every airport that is part of this collective effort has never really left us!  Even more so […]

THE WAY FORWARD: Empowering airports to retain Climate Action among key priorities

  We write this newsletter at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on almost all parts and aspects of human activity. The health crisis has spilled into all corners of the world, leaving no industry unaffected, but hitting aviation with particular ferocity. Across the globe we have seen thousands of airplanes […]

Six AERODOM airports earn upgrade to level 2 ‘Reduction’

Congratulations to the teams working hard to rein in CO2 emissions at the six AERODOM airports in the Dominican Republic, forming part of the VINCI Airports network! Thanks to their efforts, emissions per passenger fell by 20%, equivalent to 1,500 metric tons per year! This excellent result of many CO2-reducing initiatives implemented at the airports […]

NEW ACCREDITED AIRPORT: Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos achieves level 1 ‘Mapping’

Today we welcome a new accredited airport in the African region. Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos operated by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria joined the community of climate smart airports within Airport Carbon Accreditation as the first in Nigeria. The airport received level 1 ‘Mapping’ recognition for creating a complete & independently verified carbon inventory and […]

Querétaro Intercontinental Airport in Mexico successfully joins the programme!

We are delighted to confirm that Mexico’s Aeropuerto Intercontinental de Querétaro S.A. is the latest airport to join the carbon accredited community! Querétaro Intercontinental Airport entered Airport Carbon Accreditation at level 1 ‘Mapping’, having completed their CO2 inventory & outlined plans to reduce emissions. In particular, the airport is commited to progressively reduce carbon emissions […]