Case studies

Circular economy
Reduce, reuse and recycle

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

Value to the economy
The impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s safaris

In Africa, tourism is a $39 billion industry, while safari travels account ...

Local air quality
Offsetting carbon emissions

The aviation industry has set a climate target to halve carbon emissions by...

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...

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...

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...