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

March 5, 2024

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.

The airport is committed to decarbonisation, planning several initiatives to reduce its environmental impact. These include minimising the use of non-biodegradable waste on-site, introducing infrastructure projects aimed at lowering energy consumption, and integrating renewable energy sources.

Athanasios Titonis, CEO of Mactan-Cebu International Airport, expressed his pride for joining Airport Carbon Accreditation. “Achieving Carbon Neutrality is a long journey that requires time, dedication, and innovation in our approach to reducing carbon emissions,” he stated.

Stefano Baronci, Director General of ACI Asia-Pacific & Middle East, commended Mactan-Cebu International Airport for its Level 1 certification. “Mactan-Cebu International Airport’s commitment to contributing towards our industry’s shared vision of net-zero emissions by 2050 has increased the number of Asia-Pacific and Middle East airports participating in the ACA to 85. ACI APAC & MID looks forward to collaborating with Mactan-Cebu and the Philippine Authorities to address the challenges of climate change,” he said.