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The Future of Aviation

Since the early days of flight, when the first powered craft of fabric and wood wrestled its way free from the clutches of gravity, aviation as an industry has grown strong and capable. We have become a major player in the global economy. We have...

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...

Sustainability initiatives by To70 employees

The environment has been part of our DNA. Since its inception in 2000 To70 Aviation has played a leading role in the efforts to reduce environmental impacts of aviation and developing practical and feasible solutions for a quieter and greener aviation. Our people in their...

Changing the environmental impact of aviation: evolution over revolution

Earlier this month, the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) member states ratified the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). This scheme takes effect in 2021, and even then, it is voluntary until 2027. Not exactly a swift ‘green’ revolution. Why so...

Why ambient noise should be considered when assessing noise impact

Currently there’s an on-going debate about the expansion of airport capacity of London, and whether Gatwick or Heathrow should be expanded with an additional runway. Both options are controversial, as many people are likely to be affected by an increase of noise, traffic and pollution. It...

Capacity at Dutch airports is running out

This month the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment is expected to present an action agenda to maintain Schiphol Airport’s position as one of Europe’s main hub airports with a strong network of connections. We are looking forward to this Mainport Schiphol policy paper....

Happy New Year!

First of all we want to take a moment to address our clients and relations: Thank you for the trust over the last year, may the New Year bring us more wonderful opportunities to work together. Happy New Year, for you and your loved ones! Last...