Every human activity stems from the needs of society. It has its economical benefits but it also has an impact on the environment. In that respect no difference exists between civil aviation and any other human activity – it originated as a response to people’s need to travel faster and more comfortable, which respectively led to various changes in the environment.

Over the course of time it became obvious that the optimum balance needed to be found between the economical benefits of the fast-growing industry and the way it influenced the living conditions of people. That balance lies in the foundation of the strategy for sustainable development of aviation business.