Ben Murphy of Great Britain performs during the finals at the seventh round of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States on October 7, 2018.
Air Sports

WCAR Air Race to operate on Carbon Net-Zero fuel

The World Championship Air Race (WCAR) which launches in 2022 has announced the aircraft will operate on a new carbon net-zero aviation fuel. WCAR has partner with Prometheus Fuels to use its Titan Fuel Forge™ technology to create ‘fuel from air’. It does this by reclaiming atmospheric carbon through a [read more]

One of Loganair's Britten Norman Islanders
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Loganair commits to being Carbon Neutral by 2040

Loganair has become the first UK regional airline to commit to being Carbon Neutral by 2040 after it announced its Green Skies initiative. The first step in the Green Skies initiative is to introduce a carbon offsetting programme which will begin on 1st July and will see a £1 carbon [read more]

London Southend Airport
Civil Aviation

Southend Airport to be Carbon Neutral by 2027

London Southend Airport (SEN/EGMC) has committed to carbon neutrality by 2027 after achieving airport carbon accreditation. The airport has already begun reducing CO2 emissions which totalled 4,724 tCO²e¹ in 2019, down from 5,133 in 2018 which is a 36% reduction in emissions per unit revenue. Glyn Jones, CEO, London Southend [read more]

A busy scene at London City Airport (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

Seven UK & Irish Airports that have achieved Carbon Neutrality

Six UK airports have already achieved Carbon Neutrality according to Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme (ACA). According to the ACA, to achieve ‘Level 3+ Neutrality’ status the airports must meet the following criteria: Determine emissions sources within the operational boundary of the airport company. Calculate the annual carbon emissions. Compile a carbon [read more]

Heathrow Airport
News

Heathrow Airport gains Carbon Neutral Status

Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) has announced that it has gained Carbon Neutral status for its infrastructure. The UK’s busiest airport has also become the first major airport in the world to target zero carbon by 2030. The airport has invested £100 million in projects which improve the efficiency of energy use [read more]

High over the North Sea on a Ryanair 737-800
Ireland

Ryanair cuts Carbon Emissions to 69g

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has cut its carbon emissions for January down to 69g per passenger, per km. Substantially lower than many of its competitors. The airline has achieved this primarily by maintaining high load factors and having one of the youngest fleets in the industry. The figures make [read more]

Bristol Airport
England

Bristol Airport keeps leading the way on reducing carbon

Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) is continuing its work to manage Carbon emissions by the airport and this has now been recognised accreditation at the second of four levels in a global industry programme. The Airport Carbon Accreditation is an independent programme that certifies airports at four different levels of accreditation covering all [read more]