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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure


Aviation or air transport are the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry. Aircraft includes fixed-wing and rotary-wing types, morphable wings, wing-less lifting bodies, as well as lighter-than-air craft such as balloons and airships.

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Organizations relating to Aviation

International Federation of Airline Dispatchers\' Associations / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 1962
Protocol for the Amendment of the 1956 Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Iceland / Est. 1982
International Aviation Fire Protection Association / Thatcham, UK / Est. 2000
Internationaler Aero-Philatelisten Club / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1927
Amendments to the Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft / Est. 1995
European Aero-Medical Institute / Dusslingen, Germany / Est. 1992
International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1998
International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1888
Agency for the Safety of Aerial Navigation in Africa and Madagascar / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1959
CARICOM Multilateral Air Services Agreement / Est. 1996
Flying Doctors\' Society of Africa / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1970
European Aviation Club / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1991
Baltic Air Surveillance Network / Kaunas, Lithuania / Est. 1996
Agreement Relating to the Naval and Air Bases Leased to the United States of America / Est. 1941
European Federation of Airline Dispatchers Associations / Karlstein, Germany / Est. 1991
International Air Transport Agreement / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1944
Association of Asia Pacific Airlines / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 1966
International Federation of Airworthiness / East Grinstead, UK / Est. 1964
Multilateral Agreement Relating to Certificates of Airworthiness for Imported Aircraft / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1960
European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1960
Central American Corporation for Air Navigation Services / Tegucigalpa, Honduras / Est. 1960
Swift Museum Foundation / Athens TN, USA / Est. 1968
International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to the Assistance and Rescue of Aircraft or by Aircraft at Sea / Est. 1938
European Society of Air Safety Investigators / Aldershot, UK
European Civil Aviation Conference / Neuilly-sur-Seine, France / Est. 1954

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World Problems relating to Aviation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Motion sickness
Pollution by aircraft
Natural hazards to aircraft
Air traffic congestion
Protectionism in the air transportation industry
Flight-related illness
Reservation overbooking
Aircraft noise
Desynchronization of bodily rhythm by international travel
Underparticipation of countries in the airline industry
Restrictive practices in cargo airline services
Invasion of airspace by foreign aircraft
Sonic boom generated by supersonic aircraft
High severance pay for top managers
Unskilled crop dusting
Unsafe aircraft
Substance abuse during control of complex equipment
Aircraft harassment
Air pressure injuries

Action Strategies relating to Aviation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Monitoring urban-industrial air pollution
Preventing air pollution from aircraft
Investigating aircraft accidents
Assessing the environmental impacts of air transport
Reducing urban air pollution
Researching microware landing systems for aircraft
Reducing air pollution
Setting safety standards for air travel
Improving air transport service
Enforcing air quality controls
Controlling transboundary air pollution
Contracting among airlines
Increasing accountability for sale of surface-to-air missiles
Reducing carbon dioxide emissions from motor vehicles
Reducing watercraft emissions as air and water pollutants
Reducing aircraft noise
Imposing environmental taxes on aircraft
Planning international air transport
Developing international air transport
Promoting aviation safety
Studying flight-related illness
Using military aircraft
Providing adequate air circulation
Strengthening international airline monopoly
Protecting air transportation industry

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