December 06, 2018

Shell, World Energy, SkyNRG, KLM, SAS and Finnair join forces to reduce carbon emissions at San Francisco Airport

Shell Aviation and SkyNRG have commenced the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to international airlines KLM, SAS and Finnair at San Francisco Airport (SFO). The fuel is produced by World Energy, currently the only SAF refinery worldwide. The initial phase of the arrangement aims to pave the way for longer term, more resilient supply chains for sustainable aviation fuels and reduce the carbon emissions of flights from SFO and other airports. Following May’s agreement, Shell Aviation is the first major fuel supplier to support SFO in its ambition to expand the use of sustainable aviation fuel in its operations.

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December 06, 2018

Port Supports Environmental Projects in Near-Airport Communities

Local neighbors and families are taking action to advance environmental programs in communities adjacent to the airport with the support of the Port of Seattle’s Airport Community Ecology (ACE) Fund. The Fall 2018 grant cycle recently awarded over $41,000 to six community non-profits in SeaTac, Burien, and Des Moines to support environmental education projects.

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December 06, 2018

Airport Carbon Accreditation: KIX & ITAMI achieve Level 3, KOBE Level 2

Having been the first airports (Kansai International Airport: KIX, Osaka International Airport: ITAMI) in Japan accredited at Level 2 under the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program in 2016, Kansai Airports Group is pleased to announce that KIX and ITAMI have upgraded to Level 3 certification of the ACA, while Kobe Airport (KOBE) has newly entered the program at Level 2 on December 6, 2018.

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December 06, 2018

LAWA Receives Award from Los Angeles Sustainability Coalition

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) was honored by the Los Angeles Sustainability Coalition as "Public Agency of the Year" at its annual awards dinner. The award recognized the transformative potential of Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) forthcoming Automated People Mover (APM), which is scheduled to open in 2023. The APM, when complete, will connect LAX to Los Angeles Metro's light rail network, allowing riders from throughout Los Angeles County to travel to and from LAX and further reduce the region's carbon footprint.

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