Göteborg Landvetter Airport welcomes the first commercial air route to be fuelled by 50 per cent sustainable aviation fuel

As an airport operator, Swedavia works to promote the switch to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), with its goal to have five per cent of all fuel used for refuelling at Swedish airports be fossil-free by 2025. There will now be a new opportunity to fly with a significantly lower carbon footprint when the first route […]

VINCI Airports’ Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne airport is equipped with the very first 100% electric de-icer for aircraft

In winter, de-icing is crucial to allow aircraft to take off safely. At Clermont-Ferrand, VINCI Airports teams will now be able to benefit from a new, fully electric de-icing vehicle, which will remove the ice and frost accumulated on aircraft on the ground. The use of this new de-icing vehicle (model e-Mini MY Lite), designed […]

SR Technics partners with HCLTech to digitally transform business operations

SR Technics, a global MRO-service provider in the civil aviation industry, to leverage HCLTech’s iMRO® solution and SAP S/4HANA HCLTech, a global technology company, today announced that it has signed a multi-year contract with SR Technics, a leading maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service provider in the civil aviation industry, to digitally transform SR Technics’ […]

Siemens Logistics wins important contract for new Noida International Airport in India

Greenfield project to be equipped with Siemens baggage handling system High-performing VarioTray technology and BagIQ software for excellent passenger experience Terminal 1 to initially handle 12 million passengers per year Siemens Logistics has been awarded a contract to deliver the baggage handling system (BHS) for the new Noida International Airport (NIA), which will be constructed […]

ACI EUROPE addresses key challenges for Armenian aviation

Over the past 2 days, ACI EUROPE held several meetings in Yerevan with the Government of Armenia, its National Assembly and its Civil Aviation Committee. These meetings reviewed the challenges faced by Armenia in capitalising on the fast recovery of its air traffic, and further developing air connectivity in a sustainable way to support its […]

Groupe ADP inaugurates its first solar park in France

As part of the decarbonization of its energy, Groupe ADP, the producer Urbasolar and the electricity supplier GazelEnergie have signed a long-term direct purchase agreement for renewable electricity in 2020 with a corporate PPA (Power Purchase Agreement), by which a consumer company obtains its electricity directly from renewable energy parks. – This contract provides for […]

New charging stations for electric cars are launched at Kaunas Airport and around 100 charging stations are planned to be installed at all airports over the next few years

Kaunas Airport has launched seven electric vehicle charging stations in the long-term parking lot next to the passenger terminal. Lithuanian Airports representatives say they plan to further expand charging stations in the upcoming years at all airports in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga, and the charging stations will be easily accessible and suitable for both charging […]

Airly secures new $5.5M funding round to fight air pollution and save lives

Air pollution is the most-pressing environmental health crisis of our time with approximately nine in 10 people around the world breathing unclean air. Helping to spotlight this existential threat, cleantech startup Airly is today announcing a $5.5M series A funding round as it targets cleaning the air by understanding the exact sources based on sensor […]

Lithuanian airports’ aviation traffic results for October 2022

Aviation growth continues to rapidly catch up with the pre-pandemic (2019) results, with nearly 90% of passenger traffic and 80% of flight traffic restored this October. Last month, 548 000 passengers travelled through Lithuanian airports, 4 713 flights were handled, and cargo volumes grew. Kaunas Airport continues to demonstrate an exceptional rate of recovery and […]