Course Detail: SAV-1000 - Sustainability Operations in Airports

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Airports are complex systems vital for the aviation industry and its activities. This course identifies the role of sustainability in airport operations.  It addresses standards to reduce airports' environmental footprint, including net zero emissions schemes, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources plans, noise performance evaluation and waste and water management, among others. The course will also examine the necessary components for aviation corporate sustainability management in airports and address factors their leadership must consider in meeting sustainability goals. Steps for creating corporate sustainability strategies for airports, including investment tools for sustainability initiatives, are also included in this course. Regional case studies will be considered as assessments and training material.

Course Goals

  • Educate airport professionals for sustainable operations.
  • Identify the elements that make airports sustainable facilities.
  • Assess the factors for corporate sustainability management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the initiatives for sustainable airports.
  • Apply ISO standards with a focus on ISO 14001/50001.
  • Evaluate the factors that make airport facilities able to operate sustainably.
  • Examine the factors to create corporate sustainability management systems for airports.
  • Identify the role of leadership for a sustainable culture in airport operations.


Aviation is a sector that has made significant changes in implementing sustainability approaches. The aviation industry will continue to include sustainability practices in its operations, following the three pillars - Environment, Society and Economy. Hence, airport professionals must learn how to apply sustainable practices in everyday operations and working tasks. Sustainability must be holistically applied in any organizational environment. This course will support airport professional experts in learning what sustainability means for airport operations, how to apply it, and the benefits of sustainability in airport operations.

Don't miss out on the limited-time GCA 2.0 Inaugural Cohort Price.  Details below.

 Session Information: W1024-SAV1000-H1

Schedule: 5 to 26 October 2024 | Online synchronous classes meet on Saturdays from 1300 to 1900 Singapore time (UTC +8) on 5, 12, 19, and 26 October.
Times: 01:00pm-05:00pm EDT

Additional Information

Don't miss out on the limited-time GCA 2.0 Inaugural Cohort Price of USD 800! This special rate will only be offered for the GCA 2.0 Inaugural Cohort starting from July 2024

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Changes to Your Enrollment:
We understand that plans can change! If you need to withdraw from a course, you'll receive a full refund (100%) as long as you notify us at least ten (10) working days before the start of the course. Requests to withdraw made after this deadline are not eligible for any refund; however, a one-time transfer to the next session may be possible. Requests to withdraw should be sent by email.

Class Cancellations:
In the rare case that a course has low enrollment and needs to be canceled, we'll do our best to let you know as soon as possible. If this happens, you'll receive a full refund (100%) or can transfer to the next session or similar course.

Facility Detail

ERAU Asia Online
70 Seletar Aerospace View
Seletar Aerospace Park, - 797564