The achievement reflects Riyadh Airports Company commitment to confront climate change and reduce carbon emissions
Riyadh Airports Company, which manages and operates King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in the Saudi Arabian capital recently announced that the airport has been rewarded for its environmental protection and carbon management strategy, by successfully obtaining a certification from the Airport Carbon Accreditation program provided by the Airports Council International (ACI).
This achievement reflects Riyadh Airport Company’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions and adopting the best international standards to become cleaner and more efficient, by determining the source of emissions within the operational boundary of the airport.
“This achievement reflects the continuous support that Riyadh Airports Company and KKIA receive from the General Authority of the Saudi Civil Aviation and Matarat Holding Company in all fields,” commented Eng. Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Maghlouth, CEO, Riyadh Airports Company. Riyadh Airports Company is a member of Airports Council International Asia-Pacific and it is noteworthy that the Airport Carbon Accreditation program is the world’s only institutionally endorsed program that independently assesses and recognizes airport’s efforts to manage and reduce their carbon dioxide emissions.