News

Shannon Airport Goes Green

Shannon Airport Goes Green

Shannon Airport Authority has gone electric for its latest fleet purchase. The airport recently purchased an electric Renault Kangoo mini-van for use by its airport engineering team.

Shannon Airport e-Car

Paul Hennessy, Safety Compliance and Environment Manager, (right) with Natasha Naughton, Duty Airport Manager, Shannon Airport

Shannon’s decision to opt for electric vehicles will result in CO2 savings of more than 20,000kg over the lifetime of the vehicles, which is equivalent to planting more than 650 trees.

The new electric vehicle will be used on a daily basis in both airside and landside locations by SAA engineering crews.

Not only are these vehicles good for the environment, they are also ideal to meet the varied needs of an airport operation, according to Paul Hennessy, SAA Safety Compliance and Environment Manager.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

More in News

Sales for Silversea’s New Antarctica Bridge Fly-Cruise Service Open on 10 December

Neil SteedmanDecember 5, 2019

Hertz and Air France Launch Hertz DriveU Airport Transfer Service

Neil SteedmanDecember 5, 2019

ITTN’s Great Value Travel Deals – 5th December 2019

Neil SteedmanDecember 5, 2019

Air New Zealand Introduces Edible Cups

Neil SteedmanDecember 5, 2019

SeaDream Cancels New Innovation Ship

Neil SteedmanDecember 5, 2019

Discover the World and LocalMarketing Sign Irish Partnership

Neil SteedmanDecember 5, 2019

Dublin Airport Welcomes 15 New Services This Winter

Neil SteedmanDecember 5, 2019

Christmas Takes Flight as Santa Meets 2,000 Children and Parents Over Shannon Airport

Neil SteedmanDecember 5, 2019

Visit USA Committee Hosts Thanksgiving Night for Agents

Michael FloodDecember 3, 2019

Copyright © 2019 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland