This World Environment Day, Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR Airport) took a significant step forward in its sustainability journey

BENGALURU, June 6 (The CONNECT) – This World Environment Day, Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR Airport) took a significant step forward in its sustainability journey with the introduction of a new fleet of electric vehicle (EV) Airport Taxis, in collaboration with Refex eVeelz.

The new EV fleet comprises 175 compact SUVs, marking a significant shift from traditional fuel-based taxis. With over 50 percent of the fleet being electric, BLR Airport aims to drastically reduce carbon emissions, contributing to a cleaner environment benefiting both the immediate surroundings of the airport and beyond.

Commemorating the Day, the Airport also planted 100 trees.

Hari Marar, Managing Director & CEO of Bangalore International Airport Ltd, said, with a strong focus on providing sustainable ecological solutions, these initiatives positively contribute to the ecosystem and improve the overall experience for our passengers and benefits the local community.

The new EV taxis can be conveniently booked by travellers, either at the airport taxi stands in both terminals or through the user-friendly BLR Pulse mobile application.