LOT Polish airlines and SkyNRG partner for SAF offtake
As part of the partnership, LOT purchased SAF from SkyNRG and received an independently audited report to verify the environmental impact.
This collaboration underscored the airline’s unwavering commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and minimising the environmental impact of aviation.
Dorota Dmuchowska, chief operating officer of LOT, said: “The agreement with SkyNRG is a proof that LOT Polish Airlines is consistently striving to reduce the environmental impact of flight operations.
“We have implemented a Fuel Efficiency Management Policy that influences the reduction of carbon emissions from our flights, and the provision of SAF to aircraft at Amsterdam Airport is part of the implementation of LOT’s decarbonisation strategy. LOT’s Polish Airlines cooperation with SkyNRG is a guarantee of a lasting business relationship between two strong players in the aviation market.”
Under the partnership, LOT opted for a Book and Claim arrangement, ensuring the delivery of SAF to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport’s hydrant system, rather than directly fuelling its fleet.
This enabled LOT to access the carbon reduction benefits of SAF, without physically using the fuel on its own aircrafts, saving carbon emissions and costs from unnecessary fuel transport.
Mateusz Dziudziel, director of fuel department at LOT, stated: “LOT’s purchase of SAF is evidence of a consistently implemented strategy under the Destination ECO programme. The agreement with SkyNRG is the next milestone of a sustainable and balanced direction within the framework of reducing emissions from our flight operations, also in the context of the adopted strategy for 2024 – 2028.”
Theye Veen, chief commercial officer at SkyNRG, said: “We are thrilled to partner with LOT on this journey towards sustainability.
“By choosing our SAF and the innovative Book and Claim method, LOT is showing they care about what their passengers want and demonstrating their commitment to more responsible aviation practices. We look forward to supporting them as they continue to make the aviation industry more sustainable.”