Airline Focus

Pre-Conditioned Air Debuts at Sea-Tac

August 15, 2013 0

  The Port of Seattle has introduced a new air conditioning service at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.  Airlines are expected to save more than $15m in annual fuel costs as a result, while greenhouse gas emissions […]

Airports

Dubai Airports Aims to Limit Carbon Footprint

July 8, 2013 0

  Operator Dubai Airports has revealed how Concourse D at Dubai International (DXB) will be as energy-efficient as sustainable as possible. Under the supervision of Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP), the new building will implement […]

Airports

Rental Car Facility Opens at Chicago Midway

April 10, 2013 0

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has opened a new consolidated rental car facility at Midway International Airport.  The building replaces the rental car customer service centres, facilities and lots that were located in and […]

Aircraft

Lambert is First in US to Use Bio-Friendly De-Icing Fluid

February 28, 2013 0

Lambert-St Louis International Airport is the first in the United States to use a new bio-based de-icing fluid that is more environmentally-friendly and cost-effective for carriers. Airport Terminal Services (ATS), which de-ices around 30% of […]

Aircraft

easyJet Trials Weight-Reducing Technology

February 7, 2013 0

UK airline easyJet has begun a 12-month trial of the Zonal Dryer system, which is designed to reduce the weight of an aircraft. The units, made by Swedish CTT Systems, weigh less than 66lbs (30kg) […]

Airports

Lambert Now Offers Free Vehicle Charging Stations

November 28, 2012 0

Lambert-St Louis International Airport has expanded its alternative fuels programme with new public vehicle charging stations and the use of new electric vehicles for its parking operations. Electric vehicle owners can now park at Super […]

Airports

Canada’s Greenest

November 6, 2012 0

Paolo Giannico visited Winnipeg, home of Canada’s ‘greenest’ terminal. Winnipeg’s James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (IATA: YWG) is home to Canada’s greenest terminal building.  The facility, which opened for business last year, represents a new […]

Aircraft

The Electric Switch

November 6, 2012 0

Thomas Withington spoke to Guinault-Lebrun about the increasing use of fixed electrical ground power. While the greenhouse gas emissions of aircraft engines are squarely under the spotlight of environmental campaigners, a similar focus is now […]

Airports

Lambert Begins Pilot Food Waste Recycling Programme

September 12, 2012 1

Lambert St Louis International Airport has commenced a pilot food waste recycling programme that will convert food leftovers from several restaurants into high-grade agricultural compost for use on farms and gardens. The airport is partnering […]