Qatar Aviation Services Partners with IATA

Qatar Aviation Services Partners with IATA

Qatar Airways Group has become the first ground handler globally to join the new expansion of the IATA Environmental Assessment Programme

Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), the subsidiary of Qatar Airways Group, joins the new expansion of the IATA Environmental Assessment Programme (IEnvA) for ground service providers.

The IEnvA programme is an Environmental Management System that provides a structured approach to managing the environment, as well as reporting and mitigating environmental impacts.

The IEnvA programme for ground service provides a framework for achieving environmental sustainability across all ground operations.

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Ground service providers can rely on the experience garnered from the airline programme to work on the reduction of their environmental impact, and improving health and safety for both employees and the community, while maintaining operational efficiency.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “I am proud to lead the efforts to create a sustainable aviation industry. Environmental sustainability awareness across the entire organisation is critical to the success of Qatar Airways Group.

"Through IEnvA, Qatar Aviation Services will be able to demonstrate the value of environmental compliance and ensure sustainability in its operations.”

Qatar Aviation Services is guided by the Senior Vice PresidentMr. Mehmet Murat Nursel and it is committed to minimising the environmental impact of its operations, playing a pivotal role in helping Hamad International Airport to meet and exceed the highest environmental standards.

As a result, organisations are able to more formally incorporate sustainability and environmental compliance strategies into their operations.

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