An Easyjet A320neo takes off from Bristol Airport (TransportMedia UK)
Civil Aviation

Bristol Airport hosts Jet Zero event and joins pledge

Aviation and Aerospace leaders from across the South West met at Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) today to discuss working together to help the region meet Net Zero for the aviation industry. Representatives from Rolls Royce, Airbus, easyJet, GKN, Atkins, Vertical Aerospace, Universal Hydrogen and Wood joined the airport to discuss projects [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]

AirbusZEROe Turbofan Concept
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Airbus: hydrogen-powered aircraft in service by 2035

European airframer Airbus has announced plans for the first zero-emissions commercial aircraft which it says could be in service by 2035. Airbus is developing three ZEROe concept aircraft which will be powered by Hydrogen in what CEO Guillaume Faury called an “a historic moment for the commercial aviation sector”. It [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]

Newcastle Airport
News

Newcastle Airport sets 2035 Net-Zero target

Newcastle Airport (NCL/EGNT) has set an ambitious target to be Net-Zero for emissions by 2035. The airport plans to do this by utilising new technologies as well as taking steps to generate renewable energy. There will also be a fleet of electric vehicles to replace conventionally powered vehicles in the [read more]