Tag: Biofuel

SAS Travelers Can Now Buy Biofuel

Reading Time: 1 minute Travelers flying with SAS can now voluntarily choose to buy biofuel and so help reduce climate-affecting CO2 emissions by up to 80 percent. The new non-profit service aims to pioneer a large-scale and competitive market for biofuel within aviation, in line with SAS’ sustainability strategy. SAS is now launching a new ancillary product that gives […]

Qantas Aircraft to Be Powered by Renewable Biofuel from 2020

Reading Time: 1 minute Qantas has reported that its Los Angeles based aircraft will be powered by biofuel from 2020, reducing the airline’s carbon emissions on its services operating between the US and Australia. Over the next ten years, the airline will purchase eight million gallons (30 million litres) of renewable jet fuel each year from US based bio-energy […]

From Biofuels To 3-D Printing, Aviation Is Going Green

Reading Time: 4 minutes The aviation industry is rapidly expanding, particularly within the Middle East and Asia Pacific. In fact, China alone is projected to overtake the U.S. as the world’s leading aerospace market by 2024. In addition, the rise of low-cost airline fares and budget flyers mean that air travel will soon be accessible to much of the […]

JetBlue To Purchase 10 Years’ Worth Of Renewable Jet Fuel

Reading Time: 1 minute JetBlue Airways will purchase from Philadelphia-based biofuel provider SG Preston over 33 million gallons of blended jet fuel per year for at least 10 years, the New York-based airline said Sept. 19. The fuel will consist of 30% hydro-processed esters and fatty-acids (HEFA) renewable jet fuel blended with 70% traditional Jet-A fuel. JetBlue expects to […]

Air NZ & Virgin Australia Launch Search for Aviation Biofuel Opportunities

Reading Time: 1 minute Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia today announced a partnership to investigate options for locally produced aviation biofuel. The trans-Tasman alliance partners are issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to the market to explore the opportunity to procure locally-produced aviation biofuel. Air New Zealand Chief Flight Operations and Safety Officer Captain David Morgan says the […]

Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing Partnership to Supply Aviation Biofuel

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing are partnering to move toward a significant environmental goal: powering all flights by all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with sustainable aviation biofuel. Sea-Tac is the first U.S. airport to lay out a long-term roadmap to incorporate aviation biofuel into its infrastructure in a cost-effective, efficient manner. […]