Aviation and the Environment (Classroom, 4 days)

Some of these topics are also explored in the following virtual classroom course:


At a time when the aviation industry is reeling from the impact of the Covid-19 virus, the need for the industry to be a good corporate citizen has never been greater. Learn how airlines and airports are trying to reduce and minimize their environmental impact, as well as their plans for continued future improvement. Discover how you can evaluate and address the specific environmental challenges facing your organization.

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

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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


  • 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

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

Next class

Aviation and the Environment (Classroom, 4 days)

Switzerland, Geneva (UoG-AV-Virtual)
26 - 30 April, 2021
Please register by 04 Apr
All prices are before tax. Class no: 119000 English
Dev. Nations
USD 1,540
USD 1,990
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
  • Develop evaluation methods for proper environmental assessment and management
  • Update communication messages and tools

Course content

  • Aviation emissions, the 4-pillar strategy & CORSIA
  • Noise disturbance and the “Balanced Approach”
  • Local Air Quality
  • Waste and water management
  • Wildlife diversity
  • Environmental and Sustainability Management Systems
  • Group presentations
  • Final paper

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline and airport operators
  • Civil aviation and regulatory authorities
  • Aircraft and engine manufacturers
  • 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 an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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