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Aviation and the Environment Training

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
11/3/2019 - 11/5/2019
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Environment Training
  • 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 current initiatives:
      1. Role of ICAO and UNFCCC
      2. 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
    • Market Based Measures: CORSIA (Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation) plan for achieving carbon neutral growth from 2020, EU’s emission trading scheme
    • Air Traffic Management (ATM) and 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
  • Airlines
  • Air Navigation Service Providers
  • Airports
  • Civil Aviation Authorities

Certificate of Completion 

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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.