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  • Lufthansa looks at replacing diesel tow tractors with electric ones

    Lufthansa looks at replacing diesel tow tractors with electric ones

    Tuesday 12th of November 2013 - Featured, News

    Lufthansa Technik’s ground handling subsidiary Lufthansa LEOS has signed a contract with Sweden’s Kalmar Motor to join in developing an electrically-powered hybrid towbarless tractor capable of towing aircraft as large as the Airbus A380 for distances up to seven kilometres.Read more

  • Making power out of thin air in Eindhoven

    Making power out of thin air in Eindhoven

    Monday 11th of November 2013 - Featured, News

    Eindhoven Airport is embarking on a very interesting project, where they are the key factor in researching a very innovative method of electricity generation at the airport, wind turbines which use the wind produced by plane engines at the end of the runway as they depart. It is an idea that may bring them even closer to their goal of decarbonising the airport area. Below, Ismael Bena from Free Stream Energy explains where this project is so far and gives the technical details on what they are doing exactly. Read more

  • Poland’s Newest Airport

    Poland’s Newest Airport

    Friday 8th of November 2013 - Featured, News

    When the dAIR partners came to Modlin Airport for the first time, it had been reopened for one day. The newest Polish airport has been through a lot lately, including missing out on almost of year of operations due to problems to the runway.Read more

  • TAG Farnborough Airport recognised for further reduction in carbon emissions

    TAG Farnborough Airport recognised for further reduction in carbon emissions

    Friday 8th of November 2013 - Featured, News

    Airport is one step closer towards carbon neutrality
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  • dAIR Newsletter – Issue 7 – Mazovia – Warsaw’s second airport

    dAIR Newsletter – Issue 7 – Mazovia – Warsaw’s second airport

    Thursday 7th of November 2013 - Featured, News, Newsletters

    In this issue of our newsletter we look at the challenges facing the newly re-opened Modlin airport nearby Warsaw. You will also read about an innovative system proposed in Eindhoven which could bring a brand new way of generating clean electricity to airports.This and much more in the dAIR Newsletter number 7Read more

  • Sergi Alegre Calero, Municipality of El Prat de Llobregat, Spain on dAIR

    Sergi Alegre Calero, Municipality of El Prat de Llobregat, Spain on dAIR

    Thursday 24th of October 2013 - Featured, News, Press Mentions

    Sergi Alegre Calero, Vice Mayor El Prat de Llobregat, Municipality of El Prat de Llobregat, Spain talks about his presentation titled: Getting Dair: decarbonising airport regions which looked at how local governments together with airport operators are working on converting airports into sustainable transport hubs, helping reduce CO2 emissions.Read more

  • Press release: WARSAW MODLIN – YOUNG AIRPORT LOOKS AT MEASURES TO REDUCE CO2

    Press release: WARSAW MODLIN – YOUNG AIRPORT LOOKS AT MEASURES TO REDUCE CO2

    Wednesday 9th of October 2013 - Featured, News, Press Releases

    Warsaw, Poland – 8 October , 2013– The Mazovian Office for Regional Planning and Warsaw-Modlin Airport hosted between 1 and 3 October the seventh study visit of the Decarbonized Airport Regions project (dAIR). After the nine months of halted operations,Modlin Airport started working one day before this meeting. ”Environmental protection is one of our main priorities” saidMarcin Danił, Vice President of Warsaw – Modlin Airport during the opening session of the dAIR project study.

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  • dAIR Newsletter – Issue 6 – Leipzig – getting dAIR

    dAIR Newsletter – Issue 6 – Leipzig – getting dAIR

    Tuesday 24th of September 2013 - Featured, News, Newsletters

    In this issue of our project’s newsletter we are looking at Leipzig and its airport, the influence of DHL Express and the actions taken in terms of environment in one of Germany's most active airports. You will also be able to read more about how the project has advanced in the last year and a half since its inception and see where it is headed. This and much more in the sixth issue of the dAIR newsletter.
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D-AIR Partners

  • Airport Regions Conference
  • City of Eindhoven
  • Stadt Leipzig
  • City of Vienna
  • Ajuntament del Prat de Liobregat
  • Mazovia voidvoiship
  • Eindhoven Airport
  • Provincia di Bologna
  • Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding
  • Stockholm Public Transport
  • Swedavia Swedish Airports
  • Transport Malta
  • Prague Airport Region
  • Terres de France