Airports battle for survival against the green lobby

03 April 2020 - 12:00 am UTC

Infrastructure fund-owned airports’ efforts to expand are being stymied on environmental grounds. But can they still achieve their growth plans while adhering to the latest green rules? Rory Gallivan reports

Infrastructure fund owners of airports are facing their biggest ever challenge as the coronavirus outbreak results in a collapse in traffic.

But when the crisis abates they will have to return to the longer-term issue of how to reduce carbon emissions.

Several infrastructure fund-backed airports face environmental obstacles as they seek to expand to cater to growing passenger numbers.

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