General Aviation Sustainability Awareness: A Masterclass (LIVE virtual classroom)



About the course

1-day (3 hours) LIVE virtual classroom course

IATA General Aviation Sustainability Awareness: A Masterclass aviation training course

Over 3 hours, subject matter experts from the aviation industry will give you a high-level update on different aspects of sustainability in aviation. Using a live virtual platform, the industry speaker will provide an overview of the current state of aviation in terms of sustainability and guide you in how you can identify short, medium and long-term solutions to tackle it. You will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end.

About the speakers

Michael Hopkins
Prof. Dr. Michael Hopkins is both an academic and a businessman, as well as a widely published author on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability. Since leaving the United Nations in 1988, Michael has established and managed MHC International Ltd (MHCi), a Research and Advisory company on CSR and Sustainability, with headquarters in London, UK. Michael has also been involved in various aviation-related initiatives on sustainability.

Maga Ramasamy
Maga Ramasamy has an MBA with a focus on Airline CSR/Sustainability and is the former Head of Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility at Air Mauritius. He is much involved in promoting Airline Sustainability and Social Responsibility through his continuing position as the President of the World Airlines Clubs Association and he formed part of the IATA CSR Task Force.

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Course Code: WWEB-01

Masterclass format

  • The live session of this Masterclass is delivered by industry experts in their field.
  • The Masterclass will take 3 hours with an additional hour for a Q&A session.

Technical requirements

Please verify your hardware, software and network to support your upcoming course with IATA Training.


  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate.
  • 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 B2B Training Specialist in your region.

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this Masterclass include:

  • General overview of sustainability in aviation
  • Current aviation environmental and social goals
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Sustainability company culture

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Aviation professionals seeking to understand the key sustainability issues in the aviation industry
  • Policymakers, regulators, lawyers, public affairs strategists, communications personnel

Certificate awarded

Please note: There are no certificates provided for attending this Masterclass.

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