Monthly Archives: May 2023

SEA and easyJet: Terminal 2 of Milano Malpensa reopens Today

Terminal 2 of Milano Malpensa officially becomes operative again from today, 31st May, and will once again be the exclusive home of easyJet. Held yesterday morning was the presentation by SEA – Società Esercizi Aeroportuali, the Group that manages the airport systems of Milano Malpensa and Linate, and easyJet – the number one company in […]


Southwest Airlines Unveils Hawaii-Themed Aircraft at Long Beach Airport

Southwest Airlines unveiled a new Hawaii-themed aircraft livery at Long Beach Airport (LGB), timed to coincide with Southwest’s fifth year of service to the Aloha State. LGB is one of eight mainland gateways for nonstop flights to the Hawaiian Islands on Southwest Airlines. “Long Beach Airport is the ultimate launchpad for Hawaiian getaways, and with […]


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 […]

Fraport to Purchase More Wind Energy

Centrica Energy Trading to supply Frankfurt Airport with 63 gigawatt hours of electricity annually from July Airport operator Fraport is continuing to invest in green wind energy. A new Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the European energy services and solutions provider Centrica Energy Trading A/S will provide the Frankfurt Airport aviation hub with annual wind […]


World’s first Rosenbauer Electric Fire Truck to operate at an airport.

Christchurch Airport has signed up to buy the world’s first Rosenbauer Electric Fire Truck to operate at an airport. A newly signed contract means the airport and Austrian manufacturer Rosenbauer International AG will together bring the ‘green’ truck down under. Head of Aviation Operations Tim Morris says it’s another step towards Christchurch Airport having an […]


New heating installation at Brussels Airport will reduce carbon emissions by 70% – This will be the largest Net Zero Carbon installation in Belgium

Brussels Airport Company plans to replace its central heating installation by early 2027 with a Net Zero Carbon installation, which will heat the terminal buildings without emitting carbon dioxide. Currently, a gas-fired boiler plant is used to heat the airport buildings. The boiler plant was optimised several times over the years. Replacing it by an […]


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 […]

Auckland Airport moves to single operator duty free model with LagardèreAWPL

Auckland Airport is tomorrow moving to a single operator model with LagardèreAWPL as its duty-free partner.  Aelia Duty Free (owned by Lagardère Travel Retail SAS) will operate as Auckland Airport’s main duty-free operator, after winning an extension of their contract until mid-2025.   As part of the transition, around 90 per cent of existing duty free […]


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, […]