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Aviation and the Environment

Duration: 3 Days

Price: 4,500.00 AED
+ 5% VAT

Duration: 3 Days

Price: 4,500.00 AED

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.

The “Aviation and the Environment” course is offered in collaboration with Abu Dhabi University. The program encourages peer interaction and critical thinking through a blended curriculum that mixes content, live events, and collaboration on real-world environmental issues.

Delivered by established aviation experts and University Professors the program uses a participant centered instructional methodology that encourages reflection, discussion and critical thinking.

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Date and Time
11/27/2018 - 11/29/2018
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Aviation and the Environment

Upon completing 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
  • Develop evaluation methods for proper environmental assessment Update communication messages and tools
  • Adopt a global mind-set conducive to collaboration and knowledge transfer Apply the critical-thinking skills needed in today’s commercial aviation
  • Evaluate key areas of an aviation business based on standards and best practices

The curriculum includes the following topics:

Module 1: Introduction to the environmental challenge:

  • Examine the concept of sustainability in aviation
  • Social, economic and environmental impacts
  • Key factors for a sustainable air transportation industry
  • Environmental challenges such as climate change, noise, land use planning, local air quality and water/waste management
  • The Flight Environment: effects on the pilot, Effects of Pollution



Module 2: Aviation and climate change

  • General overview of global warming
  • Aviation four pillar strategy – technology
  • Four pillar strategy – operations, infrastructure, economic measures
  • Specific goals and targets
  • Regulatory, Institutional framework and Future standards
    • Role of ICAO and UNFCCC
    • The Protocols/State Action Plans


Module 3: Towards sustainable aviation, Technological and operational improvements

  • Aircraft engine emissions/Emission Monitoring tools: Evaluation methods for environmental assessment (including Environmental certification ISO 14001, ISO 50001, EU EMAS)
  • Sustainable Alternative Fuels (SAF), Development and commercialization
  • Mitigating Aviation Emissions
  • CORSIA (Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation) plan for achieving carbon neutral growth from 2020, EU’s emission trading scheme, Market Based Measures
  • Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Operations.


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


A Certificate of Completion is awarded to all participants.

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IACT is the commercial services arm of the UAE GCAA providing consultation in aviation, Training and aviation systems services in collaboration with GCAA.