Aviation Benefits Beyond Borders

Air transport is at the heart of global economic growth. It creates employment, facilitates trade, enables tourism and supports sustainable development all around the world.

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Economic growth

Air travel is the world's rapid transport network, essential for trade, business, tourism and economic growth. Every day, 120,000 flights take off, carrying 12 million passengers and $18.8 billion of world trade.

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Social development

From Albania to Zambia, aviation brings people together like no other means of transport. Aviation's connectivity allows us to visit friends and family, experience the world's cultures and provides access to better healthcare and education.

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Environmental efficiency

Around 2% of human-produced CO2 emissions come from aviation. The whole sector is committed to combating climate change, by investing in new technology and infrastructure, improving efficiency, and developing sustainable aviation fuels.

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