Though, air transport only accounts for 2% of global carbon emissions, demand for jet fuel is projected to grow by about 75% by 2050. In the area of sustainable air freight transport, organizations are working on safety and security issues, as well as on environmental aspects of air freight transport.

Please click on the organizations below to find out more about their work in sustainable air transport. You can enter key words into the search function (e.g. climate, fuels, environment, safety, security) to tailor the organizations appearing below. You can also use the filter to customize the organizations according to geographical region.

Please note that this is work in progress. Summaries are only provided for organizations with a global or regional scope and not for organizations focusing on a single country.

Last updated in April 2016.

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