Stockholm, Sweden, 2023-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The airport operator Swedavia continues to contribute to the aviation industry’s climate transition through the annual public tender of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) that Swedavia organizes with the aim of promoting sustainable business travel. The public tender makes it possible for Swedavia but also for other companies and organizations to reduce the climate footprint of their business trips, as sustainable aviation fuel has the potential to reduce lifecycle carbon dioxide emissions on average by up to 80% compared to the regular jet fuel it replaces. The 2023 public tender will begin in January and Swedavia is now welcoming more organizations to participate.
Since 2016, Swedavia has carried out an annual public tender for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), to reduce the lifecycle climate emissions with respect to all of the company’s own business trips. Within the framework of the public tender initiative, other organizations and companies are also offered to participate. Last year and for the third year running, in addition to Swedavia, a number of organizations and companies participated, such as the national emergency services provider SOS Alarm and the Gotland County Administration, and also the Port of Gothenburg.
“We can all contribute to sustainable travel, both as individuals and through our workplace – this applies to companies, organizations and authorities. Our public tender reduces the lifecycle emissions with respect to the individual business trip, but also contributes to increasing demand for the production of biofuel, which is necessary for aviation’s climate transition,” says Lena Wennberg, chief sustainable development officer at Swedavia.
Through the public tender, nearly 170 tonnes of fossil-free sustainable aviation fuel were refueled in 2022, the majority of which were used by Swedavia. The fuel corresponds to roughly 3 000 round-trip passenger flights between Stockholm and Berlin and an estimated emission reduction of roughly 500 tons of carbon dioxide compared to regular.
For further information, please contact:
Swedavia’s press office
tel. +46 10-109 01 00
Source: Swedavia Airport