Environment

Taking Airport Carbon Accreditation to a higher level

Despite the downturn in the aviation sector, the sector continues taking actions against the climate change. Since March this year 29 airports joined the program for the first time and a further 22 achieved new levels of accreditation. At the To70 offices around the globe,...

Airport Carbon Accreditation: Difficult for airport to achieve?

Climate change is the global agenda and aviation industry contributes to carbon reduction by setting the target to cut its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050. To this end, Airports Council International (ACI) has launched Airport Carbon Accreditation programmed since 2009 to provide a...

Australia’s efforts in reducing aviation emissions

It is no secret that flying produces CO2 emissions and the aviation industry is facing pressure to reduce them. Australia published its action plan for aviation carbon management, Managing the Carbon Footprint of Australian Aviation, in 2012. Since then, the local aviation industry has been...

Intuitive airspace visualisation

Presenting 3D geographical data in a 2D report in a way that is intuitive for multiple audiences is challenging. Important characteristics get lost in a flat representation. Airspace is typically structured in complex 3D shapes and flight tracking is incomplete without information on altitudes. To...

Applying Airport Noise Zones In India

Airports in highly developed regions have long been required to publish airport noise zones. In 2018, India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change announced a similar requirement, but the criteria, methodology and application are open to individual airport interpretation. Looking to international best practices...

Risk-Assessing Sustainable Energy Solutions For Airports

To70 Netherlands Managing Director Ruud Ummels will be speaking at the ACI Airport Exchange in Abu Dhabi at the end of November 2019. The paper he will be presenting, Successful technical and business strategies to implement solar and wind energy at or near your airport,...