Monthly Archives: May 2023

CleanJoule Announces US$50M Investment by International Consortium to Accelerate Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production

Funds raised will further develop CleanJoule’s technology to produce more cost-effective Sustainable Aviation Fuel; investors include Indigo Partners, GenZero, Cleanhill Partners, Frontier Airlines, Wizz Air and Volaris CleanJoule, a U.S.-based startup focused on the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), today announced a US$50 millioninvestment round led by the principals of Indigo Partners, a U.S.-based private […]

Jeddah plans US$31 billion airport expansion

    Jeddah Airports Company (Jedco) plans to transform King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) into one of the world’s largest airports with an SR115bn ($31bn) expansion plan that will increase its capacity to 114 million passengers a year. The largest components of the plan cover the design and expansion of Terminal 1 and the construction […]

Global carbon standard for airports passes the 500 milestone

Over 500 airports now actively engaged in addressing their impact on the climate1 Over 200 airports working on reducing not just those CO2 emissions under their control (scope 1 & 2), but also engaging other companies on their site to do the same (scope 3) 63 airports delivering absolute emission reductions based on a pathway […]

VINCI Airports starts expansion and modernization works at Boa Vista airport

VINCI Airports, concessionnaire of Boa Vista airport, started the modernization and expansion works at Boa Vista airport, with the objective to make operations more efficient, enable better flow and improve airport experience for passengers. The ceremony of laying the foundation stone for the works took place this Thursday (25th), and was attended by local authorities, […]

Uzbekistan Airports and Changi Airports International ink deal to jointly develop Tashkent Airport

Uzbekistan Airports Joint Stock Company (JSC) and Changi Airports International (CAI) have inked an agreement to jointly develop Islam Karimov Tashkent International Airport, the largest international airport of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the third busiest airport by passenger traffic in Central Asia in 2019. The agreement was exchanged between Rano Juraeva, Chairman of the […]

Korean Air earns IATA CEIV Lithium Batteries certification

Korean Air has received IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) Lithium Batteries certification. Introduced in 2021, the CEIV Lithium Batteries certification establishes and validates baseline standards to improve the level of competency and quality management in the handling and transport of lithium battery shipments throughout the supply chain. Experts conduct an in-depth evaluation […]

Silk Way West Airlines awarded IATA CEIV Lithium Batteries Certification

Silk Way West Airlines, the leading cargo airline in the Caspian and Central Asian region, announces that it has been recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as a CEIV Lithium Batteries Certified company. Silk Way West Airlines is committed to staying at the forefront of industry regulations and implementing all necessary measures to […]

VoltAero signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Swiss-based SKY2SHARE business mobility provider for the pre-order of 15 Cassio electric-hybrid aircraft

This computer-generated image depicts VoltAero’s Cassio 330 electric-hybrid aircraft for Switzerland’s SKY2SHARE. VoltAero’s customer base for its Cassio aircraft family has further expanded with a pre-order for 15 of its electric-hybrid airplanes from SKY2SHARE, a Swiss-based aviation company that offers fractional ownership and is focused on radically decreasing the CO2 footprint of its operations. This commitment […]

WFS opens Air Cargo Terminal in India Bengaluru Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (“WFS”), a Member of the SATS Group, has opened its air cargo terminal and cold chain facility at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (“BLR Airport”) in India. WFS was awarded the 15-year licence to operate the international cargo terminal and cold chain facility in June 2022 by way of a partnership with Bengaluru […]

VINCI Airports welcomes the first 100% electric aircraft to Lyon-Bron Airport

Strongly committed to reducing its airports’ own CO2 emissions (-44% between 2018 and 2022 for its entire network), VINCI Airports has also set itself the objective of promoting the deployment of low-carbon fleets, particularly for light and general aviation. The arrival at Lyon-Bron Airport of a 100% electric aircraft for the first time fully meets […]