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Friday, 29 March 2013 |

Upwards trend

An increasing number of airports are investing in vertical gardens and living walls to create a unique setting, make themselves more environmentally friendly and, even grow their own food, writes Robin Stone.

Tuesday, 25 December 2012 |

Avoiding the turbulance: The benefits to airports of accurate weather forecasting

The UK Met Office’s aviation business manager, David Gibbs, considers the operational and financial benefits to airports of accurate weather forecasting.
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 |

Winds of change

David Crisp considers why aviation needs to find solutions to counter the effect of wind farms on primary surveillance radar.
Thursday, 15 November 2012 |

Rules of engagement


Leonie Dobbie reports on the development and evolution of ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation programme.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 |

Driving change

Electric and alternative fuel powered ground handling vehicles are fast becoming the norm at the world’s airports, writes James Vaughan.

 
Monday, 02 April 2012 |

Everybody wins

Ensuring that airport terminals are among the most energy efficient buildings on the planet is good for the environment and the bottom line, writes Uwe Karl.

Friday, 30 March 2012 |

Road map to sustainability

Kris Pauwels argues that a structured approach to sustainability will guarantee the most effective results for the world’s airports.

Wednesday, 28 March 2012 |

Greenlight to grow

ACI environmental senior manager, Xavier Oh, reflects on the need for aviation to address local and global issues in order to get permission to grow.

Thursday, 08 March 2012 |

All in the design

HOK design director, Ernest Cirangle, explores how planners can help airports prepare for natural disasters.

 
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 |

Clear the air

Doug Johnson from the UK’s Met Office reflects on the lessons Europe has learnt from the volcanic ash cloud crisis that closed most of its airports last year.

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