Aviation and the Environment (Classroom, 4 days)


About

Be up-to-date on aviation environmental issues and their management, with a special emphasis on new technology, improved operations and modernized methods of airspace and airport management. Watch the videos below to hear from an instructor and previous participant of the course.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

Course code: TCVG-05

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 4 days (32 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Prerequisites

  • Participants should have prior knowledge of environmental issues related to aviation
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

Next class

Aviation and the Environment (Classroom, 4 days)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
6 - 9 October, 2020
Register before 15 Sep, 2020 for a USD100 discount
Please register by 15 Sep
All prices are before tax. Class no: 110597 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,540
Member
USD 1,990
Regular
USD 2,200

2 additional classes are scheduled

Aviation and the Environment (Classroom, 4 days)

Singapore, Singapore (IATA)
1 - 4 December, 2020
Register before 02 Sep, 2020 for a 20% discount
Please register by 10 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 110599 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,540
Member
USD 1,990
Regular
USD 2,200

Aviation and the Environment (Classroom, 4 days)

Switzerland, Geneva (UoG-AV-Virtual)
6 April - 3 June, 2021
Please register by 15 Mar
All prices are before tax. Class no: 119000 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,540
Member
USD 1,990
Regular
USD 2,200

For more information, please contact:

Marie-José Escudero

Program Coordinator

Executive Education

Email: aviation-gsem@unige.ch

Tel: +41 22 379 89 75
Bureau Uni Pignon 604

42 bd du Pont-d'Arve | CH - 1211 Genève 4

You can also apply online at least two weeks prior to the course start.

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify key factors for a sustainable aviation sector
  • Address specific environmental challenges within your organization
  • Contribute to the timely implementation of improvements on technology, operations and infrastructure, such as the design and use of more direct air routes, more suitable ATM procedures, and regional ATM initiatives
  • Develop evaluation methods for proper environmental assessment
  • Update communication messages and tools

Course content

  • Examine the concept of sustainability in aviation
  • Social, economic and environmental impacts
  • Regulatory and institutional framework
  • Technological and operational improvements
  • Development and commercialization of sustainable biojet-fuels
  • Measures toward more efficient routes, ATM and airport procedures in all regions
  • Reduction of delays
  • Continuous descent operations and green departures
  • Use of Required Navigation Performance (RNP) capabilities
  • Opening of new fuel-saving routes and flexible long-haul routing (IATA i-Flex)
  • Improved cooperation between civil and military airspace users
  • Regional ATM initiatives such as NextGen (USA), Single European Sky, ASPIRE (Asia & South Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions), INSPIRE (Indian Ocean Partnership to Reduce Emissions) and AIRE (Atlantic Interoperability Initiative to Reduce Emissions)
  • Key airport environmental challenges and their management
  • Communication messages and tools including handling crisis communications and using social media

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Civil aviation and regulatory authorities
  • Airline operators
  • Airport operators
  • Air navigation service providers

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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