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Nov 29, 2023
Virgin’s 100% SAF flight hailed a success after landing at JFK
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Nov 28, 2023
Virgin Atlantic’s historic flight on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) takes off from London Heathrow to New York JFK on November 28. This will mark the culmination of a year of radical collaboration to demonstrate the capability of SAF as a safe drop-in replacement for fossil derived jet fuel, compatible with today’s engines, airframes and fuel infrastructure.... [Read More]

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Nov 27, 2023
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) hopes governments will deliver the supportive policies needed to enable aviation’s decarbonisation as agreed at the Third Conference on Aviation Alternative Fuels (CAAF/3) hosted by The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Dubai. CAAF/3 delivered critical agreement on a global framework to promote sustainable... [Read More]

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Nov 27, 2023
Shell and Rotterdam the Hague Airport (RTHA) have signed a long-term agreement to blend sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on all aircraft fuelled at the airport from next year. On top of the European blending mandate of 6%, the airport will accelerate its efforts by setting itself a minimum extra target of 8% to meet the more ambitious goal of the Dutch aviation sector... [Read More]

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Nov 24, 2023
Firefly, which makes sustainable aviation fuel out of sewage, has gained £5 million (€6.3 million) in funding and an order of up to 525,000 tonnes of fuel from ultra-low cost airline Wizz Air. The company previously received £2 million (€2.3 million) funding from the UK’s Department for Transport to help accelerate its commercialisation. A serial entrepreneur,... [Read More]

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Nov 24, 2023
The Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) plans to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Dubai airports from 2024 onwards and is exploring potential to produce SAF both at home in UAE and abroad. “ENOC Group is working closely with strategic partners to secure and blend sustainable aviation fuel, which will not only help to secure this fuel for the future but also... [Read More]

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Nov 24, 2023
Ireland has the potential to develop a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry generating revenue of €2.55 billion by 2050 and providing up to 1,000 high-skilled jobs. These are the findings of a feasibility study into the production of SAF in Ireland produced by SkyNRG and SFS Ireland, in a partnership supported by Avolon, Boeing and ORIX Aviation. The study –... [Read More]

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Nov 23, 2023
Emirates has become the world’s first airline to operate an A380 demonstration flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The flight took off from Dubai International Airport with one of four engines powered on 100% SAF. Demonstration flights like the one conducted today pave the way for future standardisation, qualification and adoption for 100% SAF flying,... [Read More]

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Nov 23, 2023
The American Carbon Alliance (ACA) announced that Corn, LP Ethanol Plant in Goldfield, Iowa, has joined as members of the ACA. “We’re happy to partner with the American Carbon Alliance as they work to build support for carbon capture projects across the Midwest. “We know that these new technologies will be transformational for the ethanol industry and we are... [Read More]

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Nov 22, 2023
Gulfstream Aerospace has successfully completed of the world’s first trans-Atlantic flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The flight took place on a Gulfstream G600 aircraft, which departed the company’s headquarters in Savannah on November 19 and landed six hours, 56 minutes later at Farnborough Airport in England. Powered by Pratt & Whitney PW815GA... [Read More]

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Nov 22, 2023
The Department for Transport (DfT) has awarded £6 million (€6.9 million) in funding to Esso to assess the feasibility of a project at its Fawley petrochemical complex to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The funding, from the DfT’s Advanced Fuels Fund (AFF), will be used to assess the potential SAF production using ExxonMobil proprietary Methanol to Jet (MtJ)... [Read More]

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Nov 21, 2023
Whitefox Technologies has revealed that BGW has installed Whitefox ICE®-XL technology at its 108 MLPY plant in Rąbczyn and is producing both fuel grade and high grade ethanol. BGW is the first European fuel ethanol customer to install this technology. This is a big step for Whitefox as it continues to expand its global presence, with BGW having scaled up from their... [Read More]

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Nov 20, 2023
Project Speedbird – a joint partnership between Nova Pangaea Technologies (NPT), LanzaJet and British Airways (BA) – has secured £9 million (€10.2 million) of funding from the Government’s Advanced Fuels Fund (AFF) competition. NPT, a Teesside-based cleantech company developing advanced biofuels used to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), was awarded £7.5... [Read More]

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Nov 17, 2023
Alfanar was awarded an additional £8.66 million (€9.9 million) in government funding to support the development of their Lighthouse Green Fuels (LGF) advanced sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility based on Teesside. LGF will process up to 1 million tonnes of nationally sourced biogenic and non-biogenic wastes and residues per year, which makes it the largest advanced... [Read More]

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Nov 16, 2023
Emerson has been chosen by DG Fuels to provide comprehensive automation and project engineering to help transportation sector decarbonisation efforts through the production of advanced biofuels. DG Fuels’ mission is to provide ‘drop-in’ cellulosic sustainable aviation fuels at scale, then expand into renewable or green diesel fuels. Its advanced conversion process... [Read More]

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Nov 16, 2023
Air France-KLM has made an investment in DG Fuels to support the completion of the developmental work necessary to reach the final investment decision on its initial Louisiana-based sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) plant. Air France-KLM acquired an option to purchase up to 25 million gallons/75,000 tons of SAF annually over a multi-year period beginning in 2029. This... [Read More]

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Nov 15, 2023
Boeing and Zero Petroleum are to collaborate on testing and analysing the next generation of technologies to accelerate the supply of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). For Boeing, this represents another investment in developing SAF globally to reduce aviation’s lifecycle emissions. Zero’s technology produces SAF from air and water. The hydrocarbon fuel obtains... [Read More]


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