Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB) becomes a member of aireg

7. June 2024

Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB) becomes a member of aireg

Brandenburg and Berlin, June 7th, 2024 – With Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport (BER), the aviation initiative aireg (Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany) is welcoming the capital region’s airport as a new member.

As an important air traffic hub, BER airport has a special responsibility towards society, climate and the environment. Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB) has committed itself to reducing its Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 65% by 2030 compared to 2010 and to be CO2-neutral by 2045 at the latest. The decarbonization of its energy supply with electricity and heat as well as the conversion of ground mobility to alternative options are important measures for future-oriented airport operations.

FBB is committed to reducing emissions beyond its direct responsibility. The company is working with its partners on measures to reduce emissions and is also providing infrastructure for this purpose. This includes the usage of SAF and the expansion of e-mobility.

Aletta von Massenbach, CEO of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH: “By joining the aireg initiative, we are strengthening our commitment to Sustainable Aviation Fuels and sending a strong signal for the sustainable and more climate-friendly future of aviation in Berlin and Brandenburg. Through the new alliance with aireg, we want to work together with industry, business and science to drive forward the development and use of sustainable fuels in aviation.”

Melanie Form, Managing Director and member of the aireg Board of Directors: “In order to make German air traffic more sustainable and competitive, aireg is committed to the local use of SAF at German airports. We are therefore delighted to welcome FBB as a new member. Together we are committed to SAF and the future of aviation. Ready for take-off with SAF at BER Airport.”

About FBB:
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (IATA code BER) is the third largest airport in Germany after Frankfurt and Munich. It is operated by Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB).  In 2023, 23.1 million passengers traveled via the BER. Currently, 68 airlines are connecting the BER with 148 destinations in 49 countries. Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH was certified for its climate protection activities for the first-time last year. It achieved Level 3 of the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) at the first attempt.

About aireg e.V.:
aireg – Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany e.V. was founded in 2011 as an association of companies and organisations from industry, research and science. As a non-profit initiative, aireg is committed to the availability and use of renewable energies in aviation in order to achieve the ambitious CO₂ reduction targets of the aviation industry. The members come from all areas of the value chain of renewable energies for aviation: This ranges from research at universities and large research institutions, plant manufacturers and operators, biorefineries, the petroleum industry, engine and aircraft manufacturers, governmental organisations, non-governmental organisations and airports to airlines. The industrial members internationally cover a broad international spectrum, from start-ups to large corporations.

For additional

Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH
Sabine Deckwerth and Jan-Peter Haack (spokespersons)
Corporate Communications
Phone: +49 (0)30 6091-70100

aireg e.V.
Maren Berthold
Research assistant

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