Tags: Airport Carbon Accreditation

European Airports Make Great Strides Within Airport Carbon Accreditation

At their 32nd Annual Congress & General Assembly last week, ACI EUROPE announced the latest upgrades and new accreditations achieved by European airports. A number of these newly upgraded and accredited airports joined a dedicated Airport Carbon Accreditation certificate ceremony on stage. As the only global programme for reducing airport emissions and the progress made […]

Salvador Bahia becomes the first airport in Brazil to achieve ACA Level 3

Salvador Bahia Airport, a member of the VINCI Airports network, is the first one in Brazil to achieve third-level Airport Carbon Accreditation, granted by the Airports Council International (ACI). This recognition goes beyond the airport’s efforts to reduce its own carbon emissions, as ACI takes into account the engagement plan with business partners, communities and […]

In Portugal, VINCI Airports achieves level 4 of the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme

VINCI Airports, concessionaire for Portugal’s airports, has received level 4 of the ACA (Airport Carbon Accreditation)1 for nine of its Portuguese ANA airports: Lisbon, Porto, Faro, Ponta Delgada, Santa Maria, Horta, Flores, Madeira and Porto Santo. This ACA level 4 certifies the transformation of the airports towards “Net Zero Carbon Emission” for the activities directly […]

More Than 200 Airports Engage in Climate Action with ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation

At the 2022 ACI EUROPE Regional Airports’ Conference and Exhibition taking place in Palermo, the European airport industry marked a key milestone of more than 200 airports engaged in climate action within Airport Carbon Accreditation. At the latest count, 204 European airports were engaged in climate action at one of the 6 available certification levels […]

Guanacaste Airport obtains International Airport Carbon Accreditation level 2

Guanacaste Airport, member of the VINCI Airports network since 2018, has entered Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program by reaching the level 2 Reduction for its actions in favor of the environment. ACA is the only global, airport-specific program that certifies airports’ efforts to manage and reduce its carbon emissions. This new accreditation illustrates the actions […]

Quito Airport Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Thanks to Corporación Quiport’s initiative and management, Quito International Airport has reached carbon neutrality in the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program which was created by Airports Council International (ACI World) and is technically endorsed by the United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization, the World Bank and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. The city’s airport has […]

SFO Celebrates Global Recognition for Major Environmental Milestone

Airport awarded renewal of Airport Carbon Accreditation by the Airports Council International (ACI) The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today announced a major environmental milestone with the renewal of its certification in the Airport Carbon Accreditation program by the Airports Council International (ACI), the foremost advocate for airport operators worldwide. First awarded to SFO in […]

Bristol Airport takes carbon management to next level

Bristol Airport’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint have been recognised with accreditation at the second of four levels in a global industry programme. Airport Carbon Accreditation is an independent, voluntary programme which certifies airports at four different levels of accreditation covering all stages of carbon management – mapping, reduction, optimisation and neutrality. It is […]

Helsinki Airport is now carbon-neutral

It is now official: The carbon footprint of Helsinki Airport is zero and it has received the international Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) certificate for this achievement. “The ACA certificate awarded to Helsinki Airport is an important milestone in the implementation of Finavia’s accelerated climate programme at our airports.   Our climate programme comprises a number of […]

Gatwick becomes a carbon neutral airport and reduces its environmental footprint further

Following a year of record growth, Gatwick has been officially recognised as a carbon neutral airport through its use of 100% renewable electricity and Gold Standard carbon credits to offset ground fuel emissions. The award, from ACI Europe, means that Gatwick Airport Ltd completed Airport Carbon Accreditation at Level 3+ in 2016 for all ground […]