Fury over Bristol airport expansion decision

MPs and campaign groups questioned the environmental implications of the expansion

Gatwick Airport flies high with ‘world’s first’ electric forecourt

A total of 11 GRIDSERVE Electric Hubs will be built at motorway sites

COP26 Live: Low carbon short-haul flights jet off!

That is part of a new pledge by 20 airlines to use electric and hydrogen-powered planes in a bid to lower their emissions

Abu Dhabi flies high with ‘largest’ solar-powered car park at airport

The 3MW solar project has been installed at the short term car park of the Midfield Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport

EDF’s new solar PV plant at French airport ready for takeoff

The 60MW project is predicted to save around 700,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide during its lifetime

Dutch green airport buildings get boost from €750m green bond

Funds will finance sustainable buildings and clean transportation at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and other airports in the Netherlands

EU poll shows 72% of EU citizens ‘would back a carbon tax on air travel’

The majority of Europeans support a ban on short-distance flights to fight climate change, according to a survey from the European Investment Bank

Heathrow runway expansion ruled ‘unlawful’ as it ignored Paris Agreement pledge

The ruling states the government, which has also recently set a target to reach net zero emissions by 2050, cannot ignore its own policy commitment to limiting global warming to 1.5˚C when planning major infrastructure projects

New emission-saving measures take off at Stansted Airport

The airport is investing in new EV chargers, a dockless cycle scheme and public transport upgrades to help reduce the volume of emissions it generates

Stansted says compostable security bags are cleared for landing

London Stansted has become the first major airport in the UK to trial fully compostable bags at its security checkpoints