Case studies

Circular economy
Reduce, reuse and recycle

Waste minimisation efforts have grown increasingly important for airlines a...

Circular economy
Minimising food waste

Initiatives by airlines and airports to reduce food waste have gained momen...

Disaster response
Rescuing pets across the Pacific

On 29 October 2020, the largest pet rescue flight transported nearly 600 an...

Sustainable fuels
Soaring to new heights with Project Reya Fofa

In 2016, South African Airways (SAA) and its low-cost subsidiary Mango were...

Disaster response
Weather forecasts affected by lack of air travel

The impact of Covid-19 has become a cause for concern for the World Meteoro...

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...

Environmental
Farm to Fly 2.0

The commercialisation of sustainable aviation fuel is a key part of the air...

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...

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
Airlines working together on sustainable fuel futu...

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