Ryanair signs MoU with OMV for the supply of 160,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline, and OMV, the international integrated oil, gas and chemicals company headquartered in Vienna, have today (14th Sept) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Ryanair airports across Austria, Germany and Romania. While limited production of SAF remains a… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus welcomes IAG’s sustainable aviation fuel deal with Aemetis to power its flights from San Francisco from 2025

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on from news that renewable fuels company Aemetis, Inc. announced today (August 22, 2022) that it has agreed a multi-year agreement with International Airlines Group (IAG) to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to power Aer Lingus and British Airways flights from San Francisco Airport from 2025,… Read the full press release

Boeing presents newest and largest members of its 737 MAX and 777X airplane families at the Farnborough International Airshow

Largest 737 MAX to make international debut, joining 777X jet in flying display Airplanes to fly overseas on sustainable fuel; Boeing to unveil sustainability tool CH-47 Chinook, P-8A Poseidon, F/A-18E/F among defense platforms on display Wisk Aero’s pilotless, all-electric air taxi to make European debut ARLINGTON, Va., 2022-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:… Read the full press release

Finnair to buy 7 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel from Gevo, a Colorado-based renewable fuels producer

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has signed a new fuel sales agreement with Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo, Inc. The agreement outlines the details for the purchase of 7 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for five years starting from 2027. The expected value for the agreement is… Read the full press release

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Singapore Airlines And Temasek To Launch sale of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Credits In July 2022

Singapore, 2022-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), Singapore Airlines (SIA), and Temasek will launch the sale of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) credits in July 2022. The sale of the SAF credits is part of a CAAS-SIA-Temasek pilot announced in November 2021 to advance the use of SAF in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways operated its Gulfstream G650ER aircraft to EBACE 2022 using Sustainable Aviation Fuel

DOHA, Qatar, 2022-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive was in the spotlight during the opening day at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2022, exhibiting its ultra-modern Gulfstream G650ER aircraft. The flagship jet operated from London Luton Airport to Geneva, Switzerland using a high blend of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive showcased its ultra-modern Gulfstream G650ER aircraft at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2022

Qatar Airways’ private jet charter division operated its Gulfstream G650ER aircraft to EBACE 2022 using Sustainable Aviation Fuel   DOHA, Qatar, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive was in the spotlight during the opening day at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2022, exhibiting its ultra-modern Gulfstream G650ER aircraft. The flagship jet… Read the full press release

easyJet announces interim carbon reduction target: 35% carbon emissions intensity improvement by FY2035

The airline is setting an interim target of a 35% carbon emissions intensity improvement by 2035 as part of its commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 The carbon reduction pathway is aligned with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) It will be achieved through a combination of fleet renewal, operational improvements and efficiencies,… Read the full press release

Finnair invites customers to offset flight emissions with new service

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting on March 16, 2022, Finnair invites its customers to offset their flight emissions with a service that combines Sustainable Aviation Fuel and trusted climate projects. Through the service, a platform powered by Chooose, Finnair customers can calculate their flight’s emissions and seamlessly offset their journey by choosing a… Read the full press release

Heathrow announces its updated sustainability strategy as the aviation industry emerges from the pandemic and ramps up to recovery

Heathrow launches Heathrow 2.0: Connecting People and Planet kicking off a decisive decade of difference to help the airport build back better from the pandemic, with carbon reductions and ensuring Heathrow is a great place to live and work top of the agenda Heathrow is already delivering against the goals of its plan, announcing today the airport’s… 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

easyJet welcomes findings by ICCT report showing possibility of carbon-free flight over shorter ranges

London, UK, 2022-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has published a new study which finds that hydrogen-powered aircraft could cap emissions from passenger aviation with policy support and “look surprisingly viable from a design perspective”. According to the ICCT, liquid hydrogen combustion aircraft could provide carbon-free air travel… 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

Qatar Executive expands its fleet with three Gulfstream G650ER aircraft

Latest delivery brings the total number of Gulfstream G650ER aircraft in the private jet charter division fleet to 11  DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive is excited to announce it has taken delivery of a further three Gulfstream G650ER aircraft, reaffirming its position as the largest owner-operator of the ultramodern jet,… Read the full press release

Emirates named World Class Airline at The APEX Official Airline Ratings™ awards

This pinnacle award category recognizes world-class excellence based on certified passenger feedback on products and services, health and safety, and sustainability Dubai, UAE, 2021-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has been named World Class Airline at The APEX Official Airline Ratings™ awards, becoming one of the first airlines to be recognised in this new… 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

SFO welcomes oneworld® Alliance announcement to purchase 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Announcement includes usage by Alaska, American Airlines, British Airways SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) applauded the announcement by the oneworld® Alliance of 14 airlines to purchase more than 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from renewable fuels company Aemetis for operations at… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport wins multiple awards from Airports Going Green®

Airport recognized for advancing sustainable aviation fuel, new AirTrain Extension project SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) received multiple awards from Airports Going Green® (AGG), the aviation industry’s leading forum on sustainability led by the Chicago Department of Aviation and co-hosted by the American Association of… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines partners with Velocys Renewables for 219 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Volume sufficient to produce more than half a billion gallons of blended net zero fuel, enabled by sustainable aviation fuel with the lowest carbon intensity announced to date Dallas, Texas, 2021-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Nov 10, 2021) announced a 15-year offtake agreement with Velocys Renewables LLC (“Velocys”) for… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport to have a direct feed of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) thru partnership with Fulcrum BioEnergy Limited UK

The transport of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) direct from production plant to Manchester Airport via existing pipeline will be a first for the UK Fulcrum BioEnergy Limited UK is developing a new SAF refinery at Stanlow called Fulcrum NorthPoint The SAF development could create 100s of green jobs in the North West during its construction… Read the full press release

SFO signs “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” statement accelerating supply and use of sustainable aviation fuel

Airport joins 60 aviation companies worldwide to advance the use of sustainable aviation fuel SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 22, 2021) announced that it has joined 60 aviation companies around the world in the signing of a “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” statement to… Read the full press release

COP26: first ever passenger flight of British Airways powered directly by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) happened between London Heathrow and Glasgow Airport

British Airways teamed up with NATS, Heathrow, Glasgow Airport, Airbus and bp to demonstrate how the industry is moving towards a Perfect Flight Carbon neutral flight from London to Glasgow replicated a journey made 11 years ago, to show how new technology and more efficient operations are helping aviation decarbonise Airline’s new sustainability liveried Airbus… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines partners with National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Carrier partners with National Renewable Energy Laboratory to advance alternative fuel exploration DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) announced today (Apr 21, 2021) its ongoing support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop commercially viable and scalable sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Southwest®… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and SkyNRG Americas commit to increased investment in sustainable aviation fuel

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and SkyNRG Americas today (April 14, 2021) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing to increased investment in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The MOU builds on a long history of Alaska leadership advancing SAF and partners the airline with the global SAF pioneers… Read the full press release

Centreline partners with Air bp for the supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel from its FBO at Bristol Airport

Bristol based aviation business Centreline AV Limited, has partnered with Air bp to supply Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from its FBO at Bristol Airport London, UK, 2021-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — As the first non-network user and independent retailer of SAF in the UK, Centreline, a Pula Aviation Services Limited (PASL) business, has invested… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with LanzaJet to power future flights with sustainable aviation fuel

British Airways is investing in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technology provider and SAF producer LanzaJet as the company builds its first commercial scale plant in Georgia, USA British Airways will purchase SAF from LanzaJet’s US plant to power a number of the airline’s flights from late 2022 Deal also involves LanzaJet conducting early stage planning… Read the full press release

IATA urges governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) as a critical step to achieving its target to cut net emissions to half 2005 levels by 2050. This target was reinforced by a resolution at IATA’s 76th Annual… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces joint study on production and sales of Sustainable Aviation Fuel from industrial and municipal waste

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., Marubeni Corporation, JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, and JGC JAPAN CORPORATION have agreed to jointly conduct a feasibility study on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production and sales in Japan through the use of industrial and municipal waste, including plastic waste. As the… Read the full press release

Bombardier receives inaugural shipment of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its Montreal facilities

Avfuel Corporation supplied inaugural shipment of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to be deployed to Bombardier customers upon aircraft delivery Shipment represents another step in Bombardier’s commitment to secure long-term SAF supply, a key pillar of working toward a sustainable future for business aviation Bombardier has used SAF for aircraft demonstration purposes in the U.S. and… Read the full press release