Category Archives: Environment

Gatwick Launches UK First Electric Car Sharing Service

In a UK airport first, passengers, staff and local residents can now reserve and pick up a 100% electric car at Gatwick – and return … More ››

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Bristol Airport Publishes Draft Noise Action Plan   

Bristol Airport has announced that it is seeking feedback on a new Draft Noise Action Plan which sets out actions it will take to control, … More ››

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UK Aviation Industry Marks Five Years of Progress Against Noise 

Sustainable Aviation – the coalition of UK airlines, airports, aerospace manufacturers and leading air traffic service providers – has revealed the results of investments in … More ››

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MPs Back Heathrow Expansion – Again

Controversial plans to build a third runway at London’s Heathrow airport have won majority support from MPs after a four-hour debate in Parliament. The government … More ››

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Junior Trade Minister Resigns Over Heathrow Expansion

The UK’s junior trade minister, Greg Hands MP, has resigned from the government so that he can oppose the expansion of Heathrow Airport. Parliament is … More ››

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Norway’s First Electric-Powered Flight

On June 18, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, Norway’s Minister of Transport and Communications and airport operator Avinor’s CEO, Dag Falk-Petersen, took part in Norway’s first electric-powered flight. … More ››

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Government Approves Heathrow Third Runway Plan

The British Government’s Cabinet has approved plans to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport.  The plans had previously been approved by the government’s economic … More ››

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Shell Aviation and SkyNRG Agree Sustainable Aviation Fuel Deal

Shell Aviation and SkyNRG have announced a long-term strategic collaboration to promote and develop the use of sustainable fuel in aviation supply chains.  The collaboration … More ››

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Heathrow Reveals Greenest and Quietest Airlines

Heathrow has announced that LOT Polish Airlines is the most improved carrier in the airport’s Fly Quiet and Green Programme, having completely transformed its noise … More ››

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Newcastle Airport Launches Masterplan 2035  

Newcastle International Airport (IATA: NCL) has launched its vision for the future with its Masterplan 2035, and started a consultation aimed at getting the views … More ››

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