Month: March 2024

Milestone in North America: 70+ airports hold Airport Carbon Accreditation

Milestone in North America: 70+ airports hold Airport Carbon Accreditation

Earlier in October, ACI North America achieved a significant milestone by surpassing 70 accredited airports in their region. For many years, airports in the United States and Canada have undertaken crucial sustainability initiatives to protect both the environment and their local communities. ACI North America joined the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme ten years ago, in […]

ACI Asia-Pacific & Middle East’s new programme will assist airports in drawing up their Net Zero roadmaps

ACI Asia-Pacific & Middle East’s new programme will assist airports in drawing up their Net Zero roadmaps

As part of its objective to foster decarbonisation in the region, ACI Asia-Pacific & Middle East will soon commence the so-called Net Zero Roadmap-Decarbonise Your Airport, a new programme aiming to assist airports in developing a comprehensive roadmap to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions, facilitating their progress to higher levels of Airport Carbon Accreditation. Airports […]

First Level 4 accredited airport in Latin America & the Caribbean: El Dorado International Airport advances to pole position

First Level 4 accredited airport in Latin America & the Caribbean: El Dorado International Airport advances to pole position

In Latin America’s first, El Dorado International Airport serving Colombia’s capital city Bogotá attained Level 4 Transformation, becoming the first airport on the continent to fully align with the objectives of the Paris Agreement. Here we take a closer look at the airport’s carbon management strategy and best practices. Since joining the programme in 2017, […]

ACI Africa and ENVISA join forces to establish the Sustainable Aviation Academy

ACI Africa and ENVISA join forces to establish the Sustainable Aviation Academy

In a landmark collaboration, ACI Africa and ENVISA have launched the Sustainable Aviation Academy (SAA), a pioneering online platform designed to empower airport environmental specialists across Africa. This initiative aims to provide the knowledge and tools essential for managing airport carbon emissions effectively. The SAA offers a unique opportunity for environmental specialists to explore how […]

NEW DATA: Latest Annual Report highlights bumper CO2 reduction results in Year 14

NEW DATA: Latest Annual Report highlights bumper CO2 reduction results in Year 14

The latest Airport Carbon Accreditation Annual Report is out now, featuring the global and regional participation and carbon performance results delivered by airports in Year 14 (2022-2023). Clocking in a very positive year for airport climate action in a period still marked by the stunted recovery from COVID-19, the global airport community engaged in the […]

Maastricht Aachen Airport advances to Level 3 Optimisation

Maastricht Aachen Airport advances to Level 3 Optimisation

We are delighted to announce that Maastricht Aachen Airport in the Netherlands, has successfully met all the requirements to advance to Level 3 Optimisation of the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme. At Level 3, airports need to expand the scope of their carbon footprint assessment to include various Scope 3 emissions and present evidence of engaging […]

Aalborg Airport achieves Level 3 Optimisation

Aalborg Airport achieves Level 3 Optimisation

We are excited to announce that Aalborg Airport in Denmark has successfully upgraded to Level 3 Optimisation within the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme. Having joined the programme directly at Level 2 in 2021, Aalborg Airport has demonstrated significant progress by achieving notable reductions in emissions from its own operations. Advancing to Level 3, the airport […]

Mactan-Cebu International Airport puts the Philippines on the Airport Carbon Accreditation map

Mactan-Cebu International Airport puts the Philippines on the Airport Carbon Accreditation map

We are thrilled to announce that Mactan-Cebu International Airport has achieved Level 1 Mapping, becoming the first airport in the Philippines to join the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme. Operated by Aboitiz Infracapital GMCAC, Mactan-Cebu International Airport has conducted a thorough analysis of CO2 emissions within its operations and established a detailed plan for their reduction. […]