Frankfurt and Hong Kong show how the operational, financial and environmental benefits of electric ground support equipment are becoming clearer
Airside electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming a fixture at some of the busiest hubs. Singapore Changi, for example, plans to increase its use of EVs. “We understand that there are plans in the pipeline to expand the use of electric vehicles at Changi, but we are only able to share more information sometime in the first quarter of next year ,” an airport official told Jane’s.
Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) and Frankfurt Airport operator Fraport each aim to extend their use of EVs, with the former creating a no-emissions zone on the apron and the latter adding vehicles to its EV fleet to reduce pollution, noise, and energy costs.
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