Dr Yiannis Paraschis, President, For ACI EUROPE and CEO of Athens International Airport said "Today's launch is about turning our commitment to reduce carbon emissions into collective action. The fact that we are doing this in the midst of the worst ever trading conditions speaks volumes about how serious we are about taking on the challenge of climate change. Airport Carbon Accreditation is a genuinely demanding, scientifically robust and institutionally endorsed programme."
Olivier Jankovec, Director General, ACI EUROPE commented "Until now, there hasn't been a common framework for mapping and reducing carbon emissions on the airport site - which is a uniquely complicated space. The 31 airports signing up today to Airport Carbon Accreditation account for 26% of passenger traffic in Europe - no small beginning."
He added "ACI EUROPE, today is the culmination of two years of hard work, ensuring the credibility of this programme. This is about collectively engaging the European airport community to play its part in addressing the impact of aviation on climate change, alongside the persistent efforts of our industry partners."
The full list of airports participating in Airport Carbon Accreditation is as follows:
Aéroports de Paris (Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly) in France.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands.
Athens International Airport in Greece.
Avinor (Oslo, Trondheim/Værnes and Ålesund/Vigra airports) in Norway.
Dublin Airport Authority (Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports) in Ireland.
Dubrovnik Airport in Croatia.
Fraport (Frankfurt-am-Main Airport) in Germany.
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