Sustainable Aviation – Greening the Flight Path | Palgrave Macmillan

Sustainable Aviation – Greening the Flight Path


February 2020 – This book highlights the latest research in the field of sustainable aviation, covering future developments in carbon emissions reduction, carbon trading and the impact of emerging technologies on aviation, as well as social, legal and regulatory changes as they pertain to the aviation sector. The book is a reference guide for practitioners, regulators, academics, students and anyone interested in the future of aviation. It is edited by academics from the universities of Concordia, Canada, and Bari, Italy, with contributory chapters by academics and experts.


Chapters cover:

  1. Recent developments in sustainable aviation: An overview
    Angela Stefania Bergantino, Kalima Vico and Thomas Walker
  2. Sustaining flight: Comprehension, assessment and certification of sustainability in aviation
    Walter Palmer
  3. Boulding, Brundtland, economics and efforts to integrate air transportation policies into sustainable development
    Kenneth Button
  4. Environmentally sustainable air transport: A focus on airline productivity
    Thomas Budd, Mario Intini and Nicola Volta
  5. The analysis of the sustainability commitment formulation and implementation for the selected airlines
    Margaryta Radomska and Larysa Cherniak
  6. Environmental policies in European aviation: A stakeholder management perspective
    Marina Efthymiou and Andreas Papatheodoru
  7. Market-based measures: The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme and the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation
    Angela Stefania Bergantino and Luisa Loiacono
  8. Impact of air transport on the noise level in the city of Sofia
    Stela Todorova and Kaloyan Haralampiev
  9. Social dimensions of aviation on sustainable development
    Dimitrios J. Dimitriou and Maria F. Sartzetaki
  10. An element-by-element approach for a holistic estimation of the airport carbon footprint
    Maria Nadia Postorino and Luca Mantecchini
  11. Can laboratory experiments help in evaluating emissions trading schemes? A pilot experiment on aviation allowances: Lessons to be learned
    Sabrina Armenio, Angela Stefania Bergantino and Andrea Morone
  12. Milestone of greening the flight path: Alternative fuels
    Selçuk Ekici, İlkay Orhan, T. Hikmet Karakoç and Arif Hepbasli
  13. External benefits of smart payment tools for airport train services
    Marco Percoco
  14. Sustainable alternative air transport technologies
    Andreas B. Hardeman


Editors: Thomas Walker, Angela Stefania Bergantino, Northrop Sprung-Much and Luisa Loiacono

Published by Palgrave Macmillan

Number of pages: 310

eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-28661-3

Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-28660-6





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