Tag: Air France

Air France teams on 30% domestic SAF flight as part of Nice climate days

Air France teams on 30% domestic SAF flight as part of Nice climate days

October 4, 2021 |

In France, Air France, TotalEnergies, the Metropole and the Airport of Nice Côte d’Azur have joined forces to operate a flight fueled with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Air France Flight 6235 took off for Orly Airport in Paris Monday at 6.30 pm from Nice Airport’s Terminal 2, after being loaded with 30% SAF produced by […]

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Air France KLM Martinair Cargo launches cargo SAF program

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo launches cargo SAF program

December 8, 2020 |

In France, Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo launches the Cargo SAF Program, enabling freight forwarders and shippers to reduce the shipments’ carbon footprint. By participating in this program, customers are investing in the development and use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), thereby contributing to a cleaner future for air transport. This is the first […]

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Air France launches 10% blend route to spotlight need for more supply

Air France launches 10% blend route to spotlight need for more supply

October 21, 2014 |

In France, Air France will begin flying one flight a week between Paris and Toulouse on a 10% biofuel blend in an attempt to show governments the need to develop aviation biofuel supplies for industry. The biofuel route is planned through September 2015.  

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Air France runs first biofuel-powered passenger flight

Air France runs first biofuel-powered passenger flight

October 24, 2011 |

In France, Air France completed its first biofuel-powered scheduled passenger flight, running on a 50/50 combination of traditional jet fuel and jet fuel produced from used cooking oil. Together with “optimised” air traffic management (ATM), the flight saved roughly 50% of its CO2 emissions, bringing the per passenger emissions rate down to 54g per kilometer.

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