Acronyms

ATM

Air Traffic Management

CAEP

Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection

CO / CO2

Carbon monoxide / dioxide

dB

decibel

EASA

European Aviation Safety Agency

EC

European Commission

ECAC

European Civil Aviation Conference

EEA

European Environment Agency

EFTA

European Free Trade Association

EPNdB

Effective Perceived Noise decibel

ETS

EU Emissions Trading System

EU28

28 Member States of the European Union

EU

European Union

ft

feet

gCO2eq

gram of carbon dioxide equivalent

GHG

Greenhouse gas

HC

Hydrocarbons

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization

kg

kilogram

km

kilometre

kN

kilonewton

Lden   / Lnight

Day-evening-night / Night-time sound pressure level

lbf

pound (force)

LTO

Landing and Take-Off

MJ

megajoule

Mt

megatonne, million tonnes

MTOW

Maximum take-off weight

NOx

Nitrogen oxides

PM

Particulate matter

RTK

Revenue tonne kilometre

SES

Single European Sky

SESAR

Single European Sky ATM Research

WHO

World Health Organization