Case studies

Disaster response
Preparing for the worst, hoping for the best

In the wake of a disaster such as an earthquake or flooding, airports in or...

Social development
A quarantine in the air

For people who have been infected with a contagious disease, travelling som...

Social development
Getting airports ready for disaster

Unfortunately, for many parts of the world, dealing with the effects of nat...

Social development
Airlink brings aid to Ebola-hit countries

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

Social development
Aviation’s vital role in hunting hurricanes and tr...

When Hurricane Gonzalo crashed into Bermuda on 17 October, 2014 it brought ...

Social development
Fighting fire from above

When in August 2014 the Swedish province of Västmanland, 140 kilometres nor...

Social development
Helping communities after Hurricane Sandy

On October 30, 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused unmatched destruction across se...

Social development
Why airlines are making a change for good

Since 1987, cabin crew and airline ground-staff around the world have colle...

Social development
Aid lifelines to Typhoon Haiyan victims

When Typhoon Haiyan hit the central Philippine islands in November 2013, al...

Social development
Speeding aid to East Africa

In July 2011, for the first time in a generation, the United Nations declar...

Social development
Providing a lifeline to quake-hit Christchurch

The February 2011 earthquake that hit Christchurch, New Zealand, killed 181...