Part of the mandate of EASA is to promote, in the field of civil aviation, a high and uniform level of environmental protection for European citizens. Environmental Protection is therefore an integral part of EASA's general structure of rules and regulations which aim to mitigate the negative impacts of the civil aviation industry. The Agency focuses on regulations which aim to reduce the environmental impact of aviation at source, i.e. at the aircraft and aircraft engine level in terms of product design.
In this section, you will find general information about aviation’s environmental challenges.
You will also find details about EASA’s activities in the field, namely:
Environmental databases maintained by EASA can be directly accessed using the following links:
The Agency's activity in the area of Environmental Protection should be seen in the larger context of the European Commission’s Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area (White Paper 2011).