Case studies

Economic
Fast fashion

In the world of fashion, trends can move quickly. More quickly than some pe...

Environmental
A Standard for CO2

The beginning of 2016 saw a historic milestone passed in the field of aviat...

Environmental
Insect-repellant coating

There have been many innovative solutions to improving fuel efficiency in a...

Environmental
Sustainable recycling of aircraft components

Many of the materials used in aircraft components, particularly the fuselag...

Environmental
LanzaTech creating fuel from industrial waste gase...

There are many potential sources of sustainable alternative fuels for use i...

Social development
Airlink brings aid to Ebola-hit countries

The social benefits of aviation are perhaps best appreciated when it comes ...

Environmental
ASPIRE: Working together to cut emissions in Asia-...

Reducing the level of emissions produced by aircraft often requires broad c...

Environmental
Airlines working together on sustainable fuel futu...

Followers of aviation’s work on sustainability will know that a lot of work...

Environmental
CleanEra

An on-going partnership between KLM and Delft University of Technology has ...

Environmental
Sustainable Taxiing

The environmental impact of the aviation sector is best addressed through r...

Environmental
Birmingham Airport powered by solar energy

In an effort to reduce the amount of carbon emissions associated with their...

Environmental
San Francisco Airport sustainability drive

In response to the City and County of San Francisco’s greenhouse gas emissi...