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Aviation and the Environment Diploma

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Reconcile the demand for air transport and the need to mitigate its environmental impact. Be up-to-date on aviation environmental issues and master the knowledge and strategies required to operate sustainably in the aviation industry by emphasizing on new technology, improved operations and modernized methods of airspace. By following the Diploma you will also understand the economic principles of emissions cap-and-trade policies and carbon offset programs that impact aviation.

What will you learn


Upon completion of this diploma 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

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Key Topics

  • The concept of sustainability in aviation
  • Social, economic, and environmental impacts of aviation
  • Regulatory and institutional framework
  • Technological and operational improvements
  • Development and commercialization of sustainable biojet fuels
  • Address specific environmental challenges within your organization
  • Improve land-use management and airport operational procedures
  • Enhance airport contribution to industry efforts against global warming
  • Develop evaluation methods for proper environmental assessment
  • Basic concept of climate change
  • Aviation climate policy
  • ICAO climate policies for aviation industry
  • Carbon management strategies: carbon offsets, biofuels and other measures
  • Transportation regulation and public policy: regulatory frameworks
  • Airline strategy and trading: pricing dynamics, carbon as a fuel, and hedging
  • Pricing, advertising regulations, and other passenger protection provisions
  • Current EU air passenger rights legislation and case law

Who should attend

  • Environment managers
  • Civil aviation and regulatory authorities
  • Airline managers
  • Finance managers
  • Air Navigation service providers
  • Aircraft and engine manufacturers

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