Award for reducing environmental impact of airport operations

centerpage4_01E-PORT AN initiative: Fraport and Lufthansa Group receive “Eco-company Partnership of the Year” award U.S. aviation magazine Air Transport World. The magazine acknowledges pioneering role and commitment to promoting greater use of electric vehicles on the ground.

At the Frankfurt Airport global hub, airport operator Fraport and the Lufthansa Group are working hand-in-hand on the initiative E-PORT AN, aimed at introducing more electric vehicles into the aircraft handling process, thus reducing the environmental impact of airport operations. The renowned U.S. aviation industry magazine Air Transport World (ATW) has acknowledged this commitment with the “Eco-company Partnership of the Year” award, which was Continue reading “Award for reducing environmental impact of airport operations” »

Swiss dedicates its first Boeing 777 to its Employees

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Faces of Swiss/Image: Swiss International Airlines

As a sign of special appreciation, Swiss International Air Lines has dedicated its first Boeing 777-300ER to its employees. As of Friday, the faces of more than 2,500 employees will adorn the fuselage of the new Swiss flagship for a full year’s time.

As part of the strategy, “Next Generation Airline of Switzerland“, Swiss wishes to reinforce its promise as an employer as well as its attractiveness in the labor market. The Swiss Lufthansa Group Airline wishes to position itself as `Employer of Choice´ in the European airline industry and stimulate its interest in target groups outside of the aviation industry. With the slogan “Faces of SWISS“, the Boeing 777-300ER will immediately Continue reading “Swiss dedicates its first Boeing 777 to its Employees” »

Emirates: ,For a greener Tomorrow´

Emirates: ,For a greener Tomorrow`

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The Emirates Group has released its fifth annual environmental report for 2014-15. Audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the report presents environmental performance data across a range of activities including airline operations, dnata’s cargo and ground handling businesses and a wide range of commercial activities on the ground – from engineering to catering.

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group: “As the scale of our operations expands, we are ever more conscious of our responsibility towards the environment and communities we serve.”  Continue reading “Emirates: ,For a greener Tomorrow´” »