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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

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

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

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]