Weststar carries out flight demo using sustainable aviation fuel

May 24, 2023 |

In Italy, Leonardo reported that Malaysian company Weststar Aviation Services has completed a first demonstration flight with SAF in Malaysia, taking off from Subang Airport bound for Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA).

The SAF fuel was supplied by Petronas Dagangan Berhad (PDB) in collaboration with Neste, the world’s leading SAF producer. Leonardo noted that the flight using SAF in real operations marked a first in Malaysia for helicopters.

“At Weststar, we are committed to driving sustainable aviation practices and reducing our carbon footprint. We are a step closer toward reducing the environmental impact of Malaysia’s rotor wing sector with the successful demonstration flight of our AW139 fuelled with SAF.” said Weststar Managing Director Tan Sri Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim.

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