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Aviation

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Description

Aviation, or air transport, refers to 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.

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Aviation

International Association of the Families of Swissair Flight 111
International Federation of Airline Dispatchers' Associations / Est. 1962
Nordic Aeromedical Association / Est. 1987
Protocol for the Amendment of the 1956 Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Iceland / Est. 1982
Southern African Aviation Safety Council
International Centre for the Application of Pesticides / Est. 1982
Arab Civil Aviation High Technological Institute / Est. 1980
International Aviation Fire Protection Association / Est. 2000
Airbus / Est. 1970
Internationaler Aero-Philatelisten Club / Est. 1927
International Civil Airports Association / Est. 1962
Pan American World Airways / 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 / Est. 1992
International Coalition for Sustainable Aviation / Est. 1998
International Society of Flying Engineers / Est. 1966
American and Spain Postal Union Air Lines Committee / Est. 1955
International Association of Spanish Speaking Aviators
International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers / Est. 1888
International Association for Relatives of European Victims of TWA Flight 800 / Est. 1996
Agency for the Safety of Aerial Navigation in Africa and Madagascar / Est. 1959
International Federation of Regional Airlines Associations / Est. 1980
Permanent American Aviation Commission / Est. 1937
CARICOM Multilateral Air Services Agreement / Est. 1996
Flying Doctors' Society of Africa / Est. 1970

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World Problems relating to Aviation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened species of Dactylopteridae
Threatened species of Pteropus dasymallus
Aircraft noise
Threatened species of Pteropus pumilus
Threatened species of Hylopetes
Threatened species of Pteropus mahaganus
Threatened species of Clariidae
Aerial piracy
Threatened species of Exocoetidae
Threatened species of Pteropus molossinus
Hypoxia
Barotrauma
Malodorous fumes
Lack of airport and travel security
Excessive climatic heat
Threatened species of Pteromys volans
Threatened species of Eupetaurus cinereus
Flight-related illness
Environmental damage from air transport
Pollution by aircraft
Desynchronization of bodily rhythm by international travel
Threatened species of Cynocephalidae
Health hazards of radiation in aircraft
Reservation overbooking
Threatened species of Anomalurus pelii

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
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
Strengthening international airline monopoly
Protecting air transportation industry
Reducing threat of birds to aircraft safety
Monitoring aerial explosions of unknown origin

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