Following Ryanair’s decision to cancel flights, Charleroi features amongst the nine most affected airports. This is along with Barcelona, Dublin, Lisbon, London Stansted, Madrid, Milan Bergamo, Portugal’s Porto International Airport and Rome Fiumicino Airport.
This is a research report published by Airport Cooperative Research Program. The report provides guidance for selecting and applying dispersion models to study local air quality health impacts resulting from airport-related emissions.
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has announced that August 2017 is now officially the busiest ever record in Ireland as total flights recorded 110,020 movements, with air traffic up at all the country’s airports of Dublin, Cork and Shannon. Read more: Busiest-ever August record for the Irish Aviation Authority – TR Business
The terms of the Paris Agreement are set in stone; the EU, China and Canada agreed at a summit in Montreal this weekend, while Washington was forced to deny that the US is planning to stay in the accord. Read more: Trump told that Paris Agreement is ‘irreversible and non-negotiable’ – Euractiv
a majority of voters in Berlin opted in a non-binding referendum on Sunday for keeping the city’s Tegel airport open, complicating the legal and political situation surrounding the airport’s closure.
Dag Falk-Petersen, the chairman of Norwegian airport operator Avinor, asserts that it is “highly realistic” that electric planes will fly commercial flights by 2025. He implies that Norwar could lead the transition towards a more sustainable aviation industry that depends on electrification.
Airports are growing and with them, the cities that they serve are growing as well. So how can airport growth and urban growth be coordinated for mutual benefit?
The Landside Airports Accessibility (LAirA) has officially commenced.This is an Interreg Central Europe funded project that aims to improve capacities for mobility planning in airport landside areas to lower CO2 emissions. All project partners gathered in Budapest, on 13-14 June, for the kick-off meeting of the project in order to proceed with the start-up activities.
The Danish EcoCouncil published a report on the air pollution in airports, its main sources and the consequences that come along with it.
According to Finavia, in 2017, Helsinki Airport strengthened its position as a significant air traffic hub by adding new routes from Helsinki to Marrakech, Nanjing, Pristina, Bucharest and Barcelona.