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

Birmingham Airport takes off with electric bus fleet

The project supports the airport’s goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2033

Indonesian airport secures sunny future with 1,800-panel solar upgrade

The APT Pranoto Airport in Samarinda will be the first Indonesian airport to be kitted out with solar panels

Heathrow Airport unveils details of ‘expansion masterplan’

The new information has been released as part of a 12-week consultation to gather input regarding the construction of the controversial third runway

Cup reuse trial to take off at Gatwick Airport

Starbucks customers will be able to borrow a reusable cup and drop in back into a ‘Cup Check-In’ point before their flight

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Heathrow campaigners lose High Court battle to block third runway

Judges have ruled the £14 billion plan is lawful, meaning the new runway could start to be built in 2021 and become operational by 2026