Category Archives: Environment

Southeast US Airports Braced for Hurricane Florence

More than 1,000 pre-emptive flight cancellations have been made as airports in the southeast United States await the arrival of Hurricane Florence.  Although the storm … More ››

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Flooded Kansai Airport to Resume Domestic Services on September 7

Japan’s Kansai International Airport (KIX) is set to resume domestic services from its undamaged Terminal 2 “late on Friday [7th]”.  It is unclear when international … More ››

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Auckland Annual Results: FY18

Auckland Airport has announced its financial results for the 12 months ended June 30, 2018.  Its performance highlights included: Passengers increased by 5.7% to 20.5 … More ››

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Stansted’s Draft Noise Action Plan Launched

London Stansted has launched a public consultation on its draft Noise Action Plan (NAP) setting out the airport’s approach to managing aircraft noise and reducing … More ››

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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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