Tag: Lufthansa

Lufthansa teams with Swiss researchers to boost SAF production from sunlight

Lufthansa teams with Swiss researchers to boost SAF production from sunlight

May 19, 2020 |

In Germany, representatives of the Lufthansa Group and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) with its spin-offs Clime-works and Synhelion have signed a joint Letter of Intent for a possible cooperation. This should help to accelerate the market launch of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF). The researchers and engineers at ETH Zurich have developed […]

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Shell Aviation, World Energy to supply sustainable aviation fuel to Lufthansa at SFO; ink multi-year collaboration

Shell Aviation, World Energy to supply sustainable aviation fuel to Lufthansa at SFO; ink multi-year collaboration

January 7, 2020 |

From the UK comes news that Shell Aviation and World Energy inked a collaboration to develop a scalable supply of sustainable aviation fuel. The agreement is intended to be a multi-year collaboration, with both companies acknowledging that the path to lower carbon emissions in aviation requires long-term commitment and collaboration. The Lufthansa buy As part […]

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Neste and Lufthansa extends collaboration on aviation biofuel

Neste and Lufthansa extends collaboration on aviation biofuel

October 2, 2019 |

In Finland, Neste and Lufthansa will strengthen their collaboration regarding the development of renewable solutions for aviation. As part of the collaboration, Lufthansa will use Neste’s sustainable aviation fuel, blended with fossil jet fuel on flights departing from Frankfurt. The first batch of sustainable aviation fuel was delivered to Lufthansa earlier this year. Collaboration between […]

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Lufthansa launches app to support SAF through carbon offsets by passengers

Lufthansa launches app to support SAF through carbon offsets by passengers

August 20, 2019 |

In Germany, CO2neutral, synthetic fuel is one of the most promising alternatives for making the future of aviation climate-neutral. Industry and nationwide deployment has failed so far due to limited quantity and high cost. With the launch of “Compensaid” (www.compensaid.de), the new sustainability platform, the Lufthansa Innovation Hub and the Lufthansa Group are now making […]

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9 Fly with Gevo’s Jet Fuel from O’Hare on “Fly Green Day” 

9 Fly with Gevo’s Jet Fuel from O’Hare on “Fly Green Day” 

November 8, 2017 |

In Illinois, today is Fly Green Day, sponsored by the O’Hare Fuel Committee, at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. 7 commercial airlines, plus Atlas Air and FedEx are flying out of O’Hare today on Gevo-based sustainable aviation fuel. Among them: Lufthansa, United Airlines, Etihad, Cathay Pacific Airways, Emirates, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Atlas Air — and the […]

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German Aerospace Center teams with Lufthansa on testing biofuel properties

German Aerospace Center teams with Lufthansa on testing biofuel properties

June 7, 2017 |

In Germany, researchers at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), together with Lufthansa Technik and the Bundeswehr Research Institute for Materials, Fuels and Lubricants, investigated the chemical and physical properties of particularly promising biofuels. The European Union-funded ‘High Biofuel Blends in Aviation’ (HBBA) study focused on blends, i.e. mixtures of […]

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Gevo agrees five-year offtake agreement with Lufthansa for 40 million gallons of ATJ

Gevo agrees five-year offtake agreement with Lufthansa for 40 million gallons of ATJ

September 8, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo announced that it has entered into a heads of agreement with Deutsche Lufthansa AG to supply Gevo’s alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) from its first commercial hydrocarbons facility, intended to be built in Luverne, MN.  The terms of the agreement contemplate Lufthansa purchasing up to 8 million gallons per year of ATJ from Gevo, […]

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Gevo, Lufthansa rock markets with renewable jet fuel deal 

Gevo, Lufthansa rock markets with renewable jet fuel deal 

September 8, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo has entered into a heads of agreement with Lufthansa to supply Gevo’s alcohol-to-jet fuel from its first commercial hydrocarbon facility, intended to be built in Luverne, MN.  The terms of the agreement contemplate Lufthansa purchasing up to 8 million gallons per year of ATJ from Gevo, or up to 40 million gallons […]

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Lufthansa continuing aviation biofuel program despite low oil prices

Lufthansa continuing aviation biofuel program despite low oil prices

February 3, 2016 |

In Germany, low fuel prices aren’t deterring Lufthansa from continuing to develop aviation biofuels, some it describes as a long-term strategy and not one that is swayed but a tough year or two. Though the company doesn’t continually communicate new initiatives, it is still working to find biofuel solutions, and that won’t change when fuel […]

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SAS, Lufthansa and KLM sign aviation biofuel agreement for Oslo

SAS, Lufthansa and KLM sign aviation biofuel agreement for Oslo

November 19, 2014 |

In Norway, SAS has, along with the Lufthansa Group and KLM, signed an agreement with Statoil Aviation for a regular supply of bio-fuel at Oslo Airport. SAS was first off the ground in Norway and from Stockholm Arlanda in Sweden with a bio-fuel mix around a week ago and this agreement shows the airline takes its […]

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