British Airways becomes the first airline in the world to use SAF produced on a commercial scale in the UK

British Airways becomes the first airline in the world to use sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) produced on a commercial scale in the UK after signing a multi-year agreement with Phillips 66 Limited SAF is produced from sustainable sources such as waste gases, crop and forestry residues, household and commercial waste and used cooking oil, and… Read the full press release

IATA launches IATA Recommended Practice Per-Passenger CO2 Calculation Methodology

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Recommended Practice Per-Passenger CO2 Calculation Methodology. IATA’s Methodology, using verified airline operational data, provides the most accurate calculation methodology for the industry to quantify CO2 emissions per passenger for a specific flight. As travelers, corporate… Read the full press release

Norwegian partners with Neste to enable corporate customers to reduce CO2 emissions from business travel

LONDON, UK, 2022-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has entered into a collaboration agreement with Neste, the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). Norwegian’s corporate customers can now reduce their CO2 emissions from business travel by up to 80 per cent through sustainable aviation fuel. The agreement is an important step in… Read the full press release

Qatar Aircraft Catering Company reaches its environmental sustainability target in a year by recycling more than one million kilograms of plastic waste

QACC distributed over 40,000 linen items, including blankets, mattresses and duvets to home shelters and refugee camps around the globe The catering subsidiary cuts equipment weight by 257 tonnes a year resulting in reduction of CO2 emissions DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC), the aircraft catering subsidiary of Qatar… Read the full press release

Boeing announces sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply agreement with EPIC Fuels

EPIC Fuels to supply fuel blend with SAF component made from inedible agricultural waste for production, test, Dreamlifter and delivery flights Largest SAF purchase to date demonstrates Boeing commitment to SAF as most immediate way to decarbonize aviation SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] today ( Feb. 7, 2022) announced a supply… Read the full press release

The Swedish national cross-country and alpine ski teams renew partnerships and continue purchasing biofuel from SAS

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Swedish national cross-country and alpine ski teams are purchasing biofuel from SAS in volumes corresponding to all their flights in Scandinavia as part of their sustainability initiative. The two Swedish national teams are now renewing their partnerships with SAS and purchasing additional biofuel, helping to reduce… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group looks back on its milestones in 2021

Brussels, Belgium, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group’s looks back on a year of successful Responsible Business initiatives, including being the world’s first hotel group to make meetings and events carbon negative across 400+ hotels in its EMEA portfolio, establishing and extending partnerships focused on health, safety, and green energy, and the launch… Read the full press release

KLM adds Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for flights departing from Amsterdam

From today, KLM will add sustainable aviation fuel to all flights departing from Amsterdam From January 13, customers can choose to purchase an additional amount of sustainable fuel when booking  KLM has already signed agreements with various partners and SAF suppliers  Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (10 January 2022), KLM will… Read the full press release

British Airways to power its flights with SAF produced for the first time in the UK

British Airways and Phillips 66 Limited have signed a multi-year sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) supply agreement Sustainable aviation fuel produced at the Phillips 66 Humber Refinery in North Lincolnshire will help power a number of the airline’s flights from early 2022   The Phillips 66 Humber Refinery will be the first to produce SAF at… Read the full press release

Vienna International Airport to use environmentally friendly district heating from OMV Schwechat

VIENNA, Austria, 2021-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — OMV Schwechat Refinery will provide environmentally sound district heating for Vienna International Airport from the first half of 2022 by using its industrial waste heat. The airport intends to make its operations carbon-neutral by end of 2023. The “Green Airport” goal is now within reach for Vienna… Read the full press release

Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with new technology and new aircraft

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian continues to reduce emissions with new technology and new aircraft. The upgraded weather service provided by AVTECH Sweden AB, can reduce CO2 emissions by an additional 10,000 – 15,000 tons per year. In the past few years, Norwegian has taken several steps to contribute to a… Read the full press release

SAS travelers can now choose to buy biofuel and help reduce climate-affecting CO2 emissions

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

Norwegian expands cooperation with AVTECH Sweden AB to further reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a successful test project, Norwegian will expand its cooperation with AVTECH Sweden AB to further reduce fuel consumption. A report by the Swedish Energy Agency, which partly financed the project, shows that fuel consumption was reduced by 22 kilos per flight. This equals an annual CO2… Read the full press release

Accor’s PLANET 21 highlights 2014: since 2011 – 5.6% in water consumption, – 4.5% in energy consumption and – 3.8% in CO2 emissions

PARIS, 2015-4-6 — /Travel PR News/ — On the occasion of Planet 21 Day when Accor employees worldwide mobilize in favor of sustainable development, the Group shares its achievements and the progress made, both environmental and social. As Arnaud Herrmann, Accor’s Sustainable Development Director, explains: “Against a backdrop of reorganization of the company, our results… Read the full press release

airberlin removes not permanently attached objects from its A330 to save fuel and reduce CO2 emissions

Berlin, Germany, 2013-10-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Each kilogram less weight carried on board an aircraft helps to save fuel and reduce CO2 emissions. That’s why airberlin is putting a pilot scheme into practice, as part of its eco-efficiency programme, in the course of which all the objects which are not permanently attached to an A330 are… Read the full press release

Air France continues commitment to reduce its CO2 emissions With New, Lighter Baggage containers

AN 8,000-TON REDUCTION IN ANNUAL CO2  EMISSIONS THANKS TO LIGHTER AIRCRAFT 2013-05-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — In April 2013, Air France completed the renewal of its 3,650 hold baggage containers on its long-haul aircraft (Airbus A380, A340, A330, Boeing 777 and 747). These new, lighter containers reduce the overall weight of the aircraft before and during the… Read the full press release