Tag: American Airlines

American Airlines becomes anchor partners in Breakthrough Energy Catalyst

American Airlines becomes anchor partners in Breakthrough Energy Catalyst

September 21, 2021 |

In Texas, American Airlines has become an anchor partner to Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, investing $100 million in a groundbreaking collaborative effort to accelerate the clean energy technologies necessary for achieving a net zero economy by 2050. In becoming one of Breakthrough Energy Catalyst’s first anchor partners, American is backing up its ambitious climate commitments with […]

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Airline leaders met with White House to discuss greener fuels, carbon footprint, economic recovery

Airline leaders met with White House to discuss greener fuels, carbon footprint, economic recovery

February 28, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and other airlines met virtually on Friday with Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, National Economic Council Director Brian Deese, and National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy to discuss economic recovery, climate crisis, COVID-19, and safety protocols, with airlines urging The White House’s help on greener fuels. […]

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American Airlines Hires Ocean Park to Assist with Renewable Jet Fuel Evaluation 

American Airlines Hires Ocean Park to Assist with Renewable Jet Fuel Evaluation 

October 2, 2016 |

In Texas, American Airlines has retained Ocean Park to assist with evaluating alternative jet fuels and identifying the most promising companies and technologies. American recognizes the need to make jet fuel – the most important component of its supply chain – more sustainable. The airline is encouraged by the pace of developments within the renewable […]

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American Airlines to commence biofuels flights in 2012

American Airlines to commence biofuels flights in 2012

December 8, 2011 |

In Texas, despite filing for Chapter 11 on Nov. 30, American Airlines expects to begin its first biofuel flights in mid-2012 using a Boeing ecoDemonstrator airplane to complete the flight. Around the same time as the Chapter 11 filing, the company signed agreements with two biojet suppliers as well as a purchase agreement. The airline […]

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