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Dec 20, 2023
GE Aerospace reached a new milestone for a more sustainable future of flight with the completion of testing on its 10th engine model using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) since 2016. In 2018, GE90 engines powered the first commercial airliner flight with 100% SAF in both engines on the Boeing ecoDemonstrator, a 777 freighter in partnership with FedEx Express. Then... [Read More]

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Dec 20, 2023
London Biggin Hill Airport saw the first flight of the London Heli Shuttle - operated by Castle Air - using a 10% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) blend. The dedicated business aviation airport was the first in London to offer Air bp’s low carbon renewable fuel, which is produced from waste and residue products, providing a lifecycle carbon reduction of around 80% compared... [Read More]

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Dec 19, 2023
The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has backed the US Treasury Department decision to recognise the Department of Energy Argonne National Laboratory’s Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions and Energy Use in Technologies (GREET) model which is now a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) credit. ACE CEO Brian Jennings welcomed this decision in the following statement:... [Read More]

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Dec 15, 2023
The Japanese government has recently become more interested in using bioethanol for the production of sustainable fuel for air travel. In response, the US Grains Council (USGC) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) hosted a conference, US Ethanol for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and Beyond to build on the burgeoning biofuel consumption in the country. USGC... [Read More]

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Dec 15, 2023
LOT Polish Airlines and SkyNRG have joined forces to advance the aviation industry’s sustainability efforts. 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... [Read More]

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Dec 15, 2023
Thai Airways operated its first flight using Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ on December 13. A Thai Airways Boeing 777 was refuelled with blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Phuket Airport in Thailand for the return flight to Bangkok International Airport. The blended SAF was supplied by PTT, a Thai oil and gas company, in collaboration with Petco Trading... [Read More]

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Dec 14, 2023
LanzaTech Global and Tadweer (Abu Dhabi Waste Management Company) have joined forces to initiate an integrated Waste-to-Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) feasibility study to scale production from municipal and commercial solid waste. This is the first major project in LanzaTech and Tadweer’s partnership and forecasts that up to 350,000 tonnes of hard-to-recycle municipal... [Read More]

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Dec 13, 2023
Pratt & Whitney Canada and Leonardo have successfully completed the first flight for an AW139 helicopter powered by the PT6C-67C engine using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The 75-minute flight and ground tests that took place on November 21 at Leonardo’s facility in Cascina Costa di Samarate, Italy, evaluated engine performance at multiple power variations. "Flights... [Read More]

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Dec 12, 2023
Alfa Laval and Bisviridi are collaborating to elevate the sustainability potential of organic and food waste recycling. The partnership integrates Alfa Laval's state-of-the-art Prodec Oil Plus decanter, designed for efficient oil separation, with anaerobic digestion to convert oil and fats waste into biofuel. This ground-breaking process, developed and patented by Bisviridi,... [Read More]

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Dec 8, 2023
Repsol has started supplying sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Atlas Air for use in all its flights with its customer Inditex from Zaragoza Airport, Spain. Atlas Air is incorporating 5% SAF into all its flights. “With this agreement, we take another step in the decarbonisation of aviation. We show that SAF is the future, but also the present. With the upcoming launch... [Read More]

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Dec 8, 2023
Vietjet and SAF One have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Vietnam. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh during his official trip to attend the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) on climate action in Dubai, UAE. Vietjet will join forces with SAF... [Read More]

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Dec 7, 2023
A new sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) storage unit is being built at Koole Tankstorage Botlek. After a preparatory period in which engineering, research and discussions with customers came together, Koole Terminals has decided to invest in a second distillation unit in the PID where SAF will be produced. Michiel Flier, business unit director at KTB, said: “We have... [Read More]

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Dec 6, 2023
Clariant has announced it would be closing its sunliquid® bioethanol plant in Romania and downsize its operations in Germany. After developing its sunliquid® technology, Clariant took the decision in 2017 to establish its own commercial sunliquid® plant in Podari, which began producing bioethanol in the second quarter of 2022. In July this year, Cthe Swiss-based... [Read More]

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Dec 6, 2023
The first test flight to demonstrate the potential for converting methanol to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) took place in Dubai on the sidelines of COP28 in the UAE. Masdar, TotalEnergies, the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, Airbus, Falcon Aviation Services and technology licensor Axens all contributed to the successful flight. The Alcohol-to-Jet Synthetic Paraffinic... [Read More]

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Dec 5, 2023
Macquarie Asset Management will support the growth of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with an initial investment of up to €175 million in SkyNRG. This new investment led by Macquarie Asset Management’s specialist Green Investments team (MAM Green Investments) will support SkyNRG’s next phase of growth. By 2030 SkyNRG aims to build its dedicated SAF facilities in... [Read More]

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Dec 4, 2023
Alfanar has awarded Air Liquide an engineering package to support the development of their Lighthouse Green Fuels project located in Teesside, UK. The project is one of the first projects underway in the UK aiming to convert biogenic and non-biogenic solid wastes and residues into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a large scale. As part of the agreement, Air Liquide... [Read More]


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