Dr. Preemy P. Thachil
Abstract: The study agenda developed is focused on aviation sustainability in its broadest sense, but the innovative solution offered by Cochin International Airport for reducing energy crisis issue in more detail. Green airports are gradually becoming an essential all around the country due to various reasons like a booming traffic, pressure to reduce carbon emissions and for financial and sustainable imperatives. Despite the current economic climate, there are good prospects for air transport growth in the medium term (20-30 years), but environmental issues associated with that growth threaten the longer term sustainability of the industry.At a global level, the fact that aviation climate, change emissions are increasing, and that aircraft will remain a legacy user of carbon fuels and producer of greenhouse gas emissions. At a local level, the environmental costs associated with airport growth like noise and community disturbance, local air quality, habitat destruction and energy usage make it increasingly difficult to secure additional capacity. Aviation is measured as one of the major sources of environmental troubles and a prominent cause of sustainability. In order to solve these problems, sustainable aviation strategy is formed aiming to offer innovative solutions to the challenges facing the aviation industry.
Keywords: Sustainability, Green Airport, Aviation Industry, Public-Private Partnership