London City Airport outlines net zero strategy

Thursday, May 19, 2022 0

London City Airport (LCY) today outlined plans to become a net zero airport.  

It aims to be London’s first by the end of the decade.

LCY published a new sustainability roadmap, setting out the steps it will take between now and 2030 to achieve its goal.

These include measures to phase out gas for heating, and ensuring all airport vehicles are electric.

It plans to become a zero waste and zero single use plastics business.

Recent polling commissioned by London City Airport found that passengers consider sustainability to be one of the top issues in aviation. .

Most respondents anticipate that zero emission flights would be rolled out within the next 20 years.

The roadmap outlines the progress that has already been made and puts sustainability at the forefront, with a clear focus on reducing carbon emissions.

LCY aims to be one of the first airports in the UK to facilitate zero emission flights and is working closely with industry partners, and UK Government.

London City Airport CEO Robert Sinclair, said: “As we continue to recover from the impact of the pandemic, it is imperative that we rebuild in the right way.”

“We hope all of our partners and stakeholders will welcome our ambition, not just to decarbonise, but to play a meaningful role locally.”

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