Category Archives: Environment

Carbon standard extends footprint to US

Following an industry commitment to reduce its carbon emissions seven years ago and the European launch in 2009 of the carbon management standard Airport Carbon … More ››

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UK to push for more CDO descents

Sustainable Aviation, the UK-based voluntary coalition of industry partners, launched a Continuous Descent Operations (CDO) campaign today in an effort to achieve a five per cent … More ››

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NATS reports record environmental savings

More efficient air traffic control procedures, innovative new technologies and the better use of airspace saved a record breaking 190,000 tonnes of aircraft CO2 last … More ››

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UK aviation must act on noise: CAA

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a series of recommendations to help drive improvements in the way the aviation industry manages aircraft noise. … More ››

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NATS partners drive airline fuel savings

The Flight Efficiency Partnership, a group made up of UK air traffic control NATS, airlines and flight planning providers, enabled 19,000 tonnes of fuel savings … More ››

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Airservices signs $25m noise contract

Airservices has signed a five-year, $25 million contract with Bruel & Kjaer as part of the organisation’s commitment to the environment and aircraft noise management, … More ››

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Schiphol becomes carbon neutral airport

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Europe’s fourth busiest airport, has achieved carbon neutrality. The achievement was announced at this year’s Global Sustainable Aviation Summit taking place in … More ››

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NATS achieves airspace efficiency boost

The environmental and operational efficiency of UK airspace improved during 2013, according to the latest figures from air traffic services provider, NATS. NATS is unique … More ››

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GoAir signs up to electric taxiing

Honeywell and Safran have signed a memorandum of understanding with GoAir, one of India’s low-cost carriers, to support the development of the EGTS electric taxiing … More ››

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Eurocontrol launches Flight Efficiency

Eurocontrol, Europe’s Network Manager has officially launched the Flight Efficiency Initiative to support airspace users operating in a complex continental environment. The Flight Efficiency Initiative … More ››

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