Month: July 2020

Airport industry reaffirms commitment to climate action as aviation takes first steps towards post-COVID-19 recovery

As the aviation sector looks towards initial greenshoots of recovery, airports have renewed their commitment to climate action as a cornerstone of rebuilding an industry dealt a devastating blow by the global pandemic.   Through its Airport Carbon Accreditation programme first launched in 2009, the airport industry laid down the gold standard for carbon management in a […]

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport upgrades to level 2 ‘Reduction’

China’s major airport in the South, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport has been recognised for CO2 reduction! The airport serving up to 69 million passengers a year has moved up to level 2 ‘Reduction’ of Airport Carbon Accreditation. The upgrade comes as the crowning of the extensive effort of CAN’s team to bring CO2 emissions down.  Congratulations!

The 35th climate smart airport in LAC is Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport!

Congratulations are in order for Aruba Airport Authority N.V., the operator of Queen Beatrix International Airport, for joining the tribe of climate smart airports. The main airport of Aruba has achieved level 1 ‘Mapping’ of Airport Carbon Accreditation, having completed a comprehensive inventory of emissions and outlining a strategy to reduce them. Their success also […]

COVID-19 crisis delivers concrete insights that can help aviation in sustainable recovery

An interview with Marina Bylinsky, Head of Sustainability, ACI EUROPE By Agata Lyznik There has been a lot of talk about sustainable, balanced, green recovery from the present crisis. Many stakeholders see COVID-19 as an opportunity for a complete reset of our economy. How could this concept play out in the aviation sector? As we […]