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Environmental management for aviation sector

Maintain ageing assets, install new fuel infrastructure, and manage your environment.

We work with airport operations, ground support and infrastructure owners to maintain your ageing assets, install new fuel infrastructure, and manage your environment so that you can ensure compliance with environmental regulations, reduce downtime, and achieve your sustainability ambitions.

The next decade will see momentous change within the civil aviation sector as passengers return, alternative fuels gain ground, and the world moves towards decarbonisation and Net-Zero.

With our heritage in defence aviation, we’re bringing military precision and standards to the civil sector. Our expertise helps you uphold quality standards in a heavily regulated environment – and avoid financial penalties and consumer dissatisfaction arising from delays or increased costs.

Additionally, we’re helping organisations refine their infrastructures to adapt to the substantial requirements of new fuel legislation and fuel types.

Tackling key challenges in the aviation sector


Transport produced 27% of the UK’s total emissions in 2019, of which 23% (38.5 MtCO2e) came from domestic and international aviation. Fuelled by the government’s transport decarbonisation plan, the industry is committed to reaching Net-Zero by 2050.

Aviation is the hardest area of logistics to decarbonise due to the energy intensity of flying. The focus in the short to medium term is to reduce GHG emissions by accelerating the delivery of sustainable aviation fuels and replacing older planes with newer, more fuel-efficient aircraft.

Proposals to develop Sustainable Aviation Fuels and Zero Emission Flights are being developed, helping the UK become a global hub for low-emission aviation.

New fuels will still carry environmental pollution risks and have their own unique set of storage and maintenance requirements. As your environmental partner we can ensure you remain compliant and protect your most valuable asset.

Maintaining ageing assets

Airline fuel infrastructure and critical assets such as tanks, separators, and drainage, like many sectors, is ageing and requires specialist maintenance regimes to ensure compliance while managing budget constraints.

The aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic

According to an International Air Transport Association (IATA) report even by 2040, air traffic will still be 6% below its pre-pandemic forecast. However, the pandemic has boosted cargo and logistics operations with e-commerce. IATA reports that cargo’s share in total airline revenue has more than tripled between 2016 and 2021, going from 11.4% to 40.3% of total revenue.

Who we work with

  • Airport operations
  • Ground support
  • Infrastructure owners

Related services

Assets and infrastructure

We help you ensure your critical assets such as tanks, bunds and separators remain compliant through their lifecycle from installation, through to preventive maintenance and decommissioning.

Drains and sewers

Through our Group companies Jet Aire, Oneline and Detectronic we help you to keep your drainage networks flowing through surveying, planned and reactive maintenance, remediation, and monitoring, to improve efficiency and reduce environmental impact.

Fuel infrastructure

We help you reduce risk, cost, and operational downtime, by designing, installing, inspecting, testing, and maintaining fuel infrastructure to ensure your operation meets current and future operational capacity and compliance requirements.

Water quality monitoring

We help you improve your impact on the environment through both planned and responsive water quality monitoring to evidence compliance with discharge permits or the impact of an uncontrolled discharge.

Hazardous and specialist electrical

We provide expert electrical solutions in specialist commercial, explosive, and hazardous environments through routine inspections, remedial, and installation works, as well as full end-to-end EV chargepoint solutions.

Logistics, blending and storage

Through our group company Flotech we help heavily you automate processes in hazardous liquid and gas infrastructure by delivering accurate, safe, and environmentally compliant solutions, so that you can integrate systems, reduce waste, and generate efficiencies.

Sustainability and Net-Zero

We help airports to achieve their sustainability and ESG ambitions by assessing and improving their impact on people and planet so that they can enhance their reputation and commercial advantage in a responsible way.

Firewater containment planning

We help airports remain compliant with CIRIA C736 Containment systems for the prevention of pollution, in the event of a fire by developing a bespoke site firewater containment plan. We can also clean up after a fire incident by safely and efficiently removing firewater and disposing of it compliantly, so that you can get your operation back up and running quickly.

Added value

  • We are security cleared to work on civil and military airport sites
  • We know how important your customer data is and we manage it professionally and carefully
  • 24/7 365 response nationwide
  • Experts in environmental legislation so we can keep you compliant and reduce downtime

Key contacts

Matt Tolan

Sector Lead, Transport and Logistics

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Keep your business compliant and protect the environment while reducing the risk of operational downtime

Find out how Adler and Allan reduce your risk and support you on your journey to Net-Zero through the management and maintenance of assets.

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