Environment

skyguide increases energy efficiency by 37%

June 13, 2019 0

skyguide, the Swiss air navigation service provider, is making a significant contribution to reducing air traffic emissions and its own energy consumption through targeted measures and specific projects. Since 2006, skyguide has increased its own […]

Environment

Gatwick noise footprint shrinks by 7% in 2018

June 5, 2019 0

Improved operational procedures have helped shrink the noise footprint at Britain’s second busiest airport. Smoother descents that reduce drag and use less power – the phasing out of the noisiest aircraft and the introduction of […]

Environment

A4E attacks inefficiency impact on environment

March 7, 2019 0

ATC strikes, technical failures and operational shortcomings have generated one million tonnes of avoidable carbon dioxide emissions over the last five years  – on top of the additional pollution caused by the lack of progress […]

Airports

Heathrow consults public over airport expansion strategy

January 8, 2019 0

London Heathrow has launched an airspace and future operations consultation effort aimed at optimising the existing two runways as part of the proposed expansion of the major European hub. Heathrow Airport’s planning conditions allow a […]

Environment

Britain’s NATS commits to renewable energy

October 10, 2018 0

Britain’s NATS is showing its commitment to protecting the environment by switching to renewable gas and electricity sources. From April 2019, more than 90 per cent of the electricity and gas used across NATS’ main […]