Case studies

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
Conserving water at North American Airports

Potable water is a precious resource, increasingly scarce in many regions o...

Social development
A quarantine in the air

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

Environmental
Managing stormwater at Auckland Airport

What to do with excess stormwater at an airport can be a difficult question...

Environmental
Cutting down on waste at Air France-KLM

The waste produced from in-flight operations can be a significant, if not m...

Social development
Getting airports ready for disaster

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

Environmental
Follow the greens

At some of the world’s busiest airports, congestion can be a real problem. ...

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
Swedavia sets example for airport climate action

While most efforts to mitigate the climate impact of aviation are concentra...

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

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