Tag: ACI Europe

BHX receives global carbon accreditation

Birmingham Airport (BHX)’s decarbonisation plan has been benchmarked by an international aviation body.    Securing Level 3 (Optimisation) Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) from Airports Council International (ACI) is an important step in BHX’s journey to become a net zero carbon operation...

TAV Deputy CEO Kaptan joins ACI Europe leadership team

A member of Groupe ADP, TAV Airports Deputy CEO Serkan Kaptan is elected to the Board of ACI EUROPE, during the annual general assembly of the association, held in Geneva. “The aviation industry is going through one of the most challenging times in its history” said Serkan Kaptan, Deputy CEO ...

ACI Europe announces 50 airports have achieved carbon neutrality

Ahead of COP25 in Santiago de Chile, ACI Europe has announced there are now 50 carbon neutral airports in Europe having achieved Level 3+ Airport Carbon Accreditation. This commitment is a significant step towards the Net Zero by 2050 pledge which forms part of the wider sustainability strategy ...

ACI Europe and RE-Source sign cooperation agreement

A cooperation agreement has been signed between ACI Europe and the RE-Source Platform at its annual event in Amsterdam. Olivier Jankovec hopes a new agreement will allow them to remove the regulatory hurdles to renewable energy’s development and its sourcing by corporates. This new partners...

ACI EUROPE partners with RE-Source spearhead clean energy transition at European airports & deliver NetZero2050

European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE today signs a key cooperation agreement with the RE-Source Platform, the European alliance of stakeholders for corporate renewable energy sourcing, at its annual event in Amsterdam. L1ghtsch00L2 This new partnership will facilitate the clean energy ...

LAX and Van Nuys Airports receive accolade for greenhouse gas reduction

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Van Nuys general aviation airport (VNY) have been certified by ACI-Europe as “Level 3-Optimisation” as part of their Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme; the highest certification before a facility becomes carbon neutral. This marks the fi...

ACI reveals over 200 European airports committed to net zero carbon by 2050

On the occasion of the UN Global Climate Action Summit taking place in New York today, ACI Europe provided an update on the industry’s response to the Climate Emergency. The trade association for Europe’s airports announced that its June resolution committing its 500 members to reach net ze...

ACI Europe appoints de Bruijne as new General Counsel

Airports Council International (ACI) Europe has announced the appointment of Bastiaan de Bruijne as its new General Counsel, replacing Gérard Borel. De Bruijne joins the trade association for Europe’s airports from Royal Schiphol Group, which owns Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, where he served a...

San Francisco Airport re-certified in Airport Carbon Accreditation program

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has announced the renewal of its certification in the Airports Council International’s (ACI) Airport Carbon Accreditation program. The “level 3” certification, the second highest possible within the program’s framework, has now been awarded to SF...

Brussels Airport commits to zero carbon emissions by 2050

Brussels Airport joined the resolution signed by 193 other airports at Airports Council International (ACI) Europe in Cyprus to reach net zero for carbon emissions by 2050. The airports’ joint commitment to reducing carbon emissions to zero brings the industry in line with the Paris Agreement ...

Europe’s airports announce commitment to net zero carbon by 2050

Europe’s airports have announced a joint commitment to reduce carbon emissions across the continent to zero by 2050, in an industry-wide response to the “climate emergency”. The commitment was unveiled at Airports Council International (ACI) Europe's Annual Congress & General Assembly ...

President of ACI EUROPE on drone disruptions at airports

Dr Michael Kerkloh, president of ACI EUROPE and chief executive officer of Munich Airport, spoke about the potential impact of recent drone disruptions at its annual New Year Reception in the European Parliament last night (January 22). The airport industry is mindful of the many new opportunities...

ACI EUROPE president discusses Brexit, airport capacity and investments

ACI EUROPE provided feedback at its annual New Year Reception in the European Parliament last night, on future challenges within the airport industry. Dr Michael Kerkloh, president of ACI EUROPE and chief executive officer of Munich Airport, spoke about the potential impact of Brexit and the need f...

ACI Europe warns airlines to come to terms with ‘user pays’ principle

The European Commission’s stakeholder conference on sustainable transport infrastructure charging took place today in Brussels, with a focus on the implementation of the ‘user pays’ principle. This principle has underpinned EU policy on transport financing & pricing for the past 20 year...

12th ACI Airport Exchange begins in Oslo today

This week, the 12th ACI Airport Exchange conference & exhibition takes place at the prestigious new Norway Convention Center in Oslo. A statement by ACI has remarked on the content of the event. ACI noted, "the event, which combines an extensive airport services & equipment exhibition wit...

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