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New PXCom Guides Help Destinations Highlight Environmental Sustainability During Year of Sustainable Tourism

Onboard Entertainment Solutions provider PXCom, France, has introduced special destination guides which tie into 2017 as the UNWTO Year of Sustainable Tourism.

#Green Skies

Oslo Airport Recognised as Europe’s Greenest

Airport association ACI EUROPE has announced the winners of its Best Airport awards, with Avinor’s Oslo Airport winning the Eco-Innovation Award from the independent Advisory Board of the carbon management program, Airport Carbon Accreditation.

“The judges were particularly impressed by the pioneering and innovative Oslo Airport’s project of setting up a regular supply of bio jetfuel to all the customer airlines, since January 2016, making it the first airport in the world to offer this service through the normal supply mechanism,” ACI EUROPE explains.

#Airports

Heathrow Airport and Hong Kong International Airport Partner for Growth

Heathrow Airport and Hong Kong International Airport have signed a new partnership which will see the two global hubs sharing expertise to improve innovation, service, and sustainability.

This first of its kind collaboration will have the two airports sharing strategies for improving operations, achieving wold class service for passengers, and setting industry leading standards for environmental performance.

#Airports#Aviation Sustainability#Terminal Fascination

The 4 Most Environmentally Friendly Airports in North America

The five airports recognised have demonstrated industry leadership though their environmental and sustainability programmes.

Each year, since 1997, ACI-NA has recognised airport members for their efforts to protect and preserve the environment through specific programs, initiatives, or projects.

Airports can win one of four award categories.

Environmental Management;
Mitigation; Outreach/Education/Community Involvement; Innovative/Special Projects

#Aviation Matters#Green Skies#Technically Speaking

easyJet and Cranfield University Reveal Sustainable Aircraft Concept

“Each aircraft would have motors in their main wheels and electronics and system controllers would give pilots total control of the aircraft’s speed, direction and braking during taxi operations. The system would therefore reduce, if not remove altogether, the need for tugs to manoeuvre aircraft in and out of stands, delivering more efficient turnaround times and increased on time performance,” the airline explains.