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Boeing, SkyNRG and SkyNRG Americas partner to scale SAF globally

Boeing, SkyNRG and SkyNRG Americas partner to scale SAF globally

July 14, 2021 |

In Washington state, Boeing, SkyNRG and SkyNRG Americas announced a partnership focused on scaling the availability and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) globally. Boeing will also invest in SkyNRG Americas’ SAF production project, for which Alaska Airlines is a previously announced partner.  Boeing, SkyNRG and SkyNRG Americas will work together to accelerate SAF development […]

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SAF, please prepare for take-off…even with aviation industry turned upside down due to pandemic

SAF, please prepare for take-off…even with aviation industry turned upside down due to pandemic

May 2, 2021 |

There were 22 weekdays in April. There were 15 announcements about sustainable aviation fuel progress, advancements, implementations, and production in just those 21 days. What does that mean? Why is SAF suddenly taking off like never before, even as the aviation industry was turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Why are companies pivoting […]

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Boeing aims to supply planes capable of flying on 100% SAF by 2030

Boeing aims to supply planes capable of flying on 100% SAF by 2030

January 25, 2021 |

In Washington state, Boeing is setting an ambitious target to advance the long-term sustainability of commercial aviation, committing that its commercial airplanes are capable and certified to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuels by 2030. Boeing has previously conducted successful test flights replacing petroleum jet fuel with 100% sustainable fuels to address the urgent challenge […]

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Etihad Airways and Boeing to run 7th ecoDemonstrator partially on biofuels

Etihad Airways and Boeing to run 7th ecoDemonstrator partially on biofuels

August 26, 2020 |

In the UAE, Etihad Airways and Boeing will work together starting in August on the seventh iteration of the ecoDemonstrator program to test innovative technologies in the air, building on the core innovation and sustainability tenets of their strategic partnership signed in November 2019. The ecoDemonstrator program utilizes commercial aircraft as flying testbeds to accelerate […]

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Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy – updates from RSB’s project with Boeing

Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy – updates from RSB’s project with Boeing

May 17, 2020 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials offered updates on their “Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy” project powered by Boeing’s Global Engagement Portfolio, including the latest activities in three countries identified to be of key importance given their rapidly growing commercial aviation sectors and potential to produce significant volumes of feedstocks: Brazil, Ethiopia and South Africa. […]

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Etihad Airways teams with Boeing on “Greenliner” which will include biofuel flights

Etihad Airways teams with Boeing on “Greenliner” which will include biofuel flights

November 18, 2019 |

In the UAE, Etihad Airways and Boeing announced a first-of-its-kind ‘eco partnership’, in which a specially-themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be used to test products, procedures and initiatives designed to reduce aircraft carbon emissions. The ‘Etihad Greenliner’, to be introduced early next year, will be used by both companies to explore and assess environmental sustainability […]

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Boeing to invest another $1 million in WWF and RSB work on sustainable Brazilian aviation biofuels

Boeing to invest another $1 million in WWF and RSB work on sustainable Brazilian aviation biofuels

June 18, 2019 |

In Brazil, Boeing announced a $1 million investment in Brazil’s efforts to establish a sustainable aviation fuel industry. The investment will focus on initiatives that maximize social, economic and environmental benefits to local communities engaged in the development of feedstock that can be used to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). In 2018, the company provided […]

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Airbus delivers new A320NEOs to China Southern on 10% aviation biofuel

Airbus delivers new A320NEOs to China Southern on 10% aviation biofuel

February 27, 2019 |

In China, China Southern Airlines has become another airline to join the programme to use a blend of traditional and sustainable biofuels to power aircraft for delivery flights from Airbus. The aircraft involved is the first A320NEO for China Southern Airlines, which left the manufacturer’s delivery center in Toulouse last week for its new home […]

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Indonesia looks to Boeing to help start aviation biofuel industry

Indonesia looks to Boeing to help start aviation biofuel industry

July 24, 2018 |

In Indonesia, the first steps towards an aviation biofuel industry were taken earlier this month when a trade ministry delegation met with senior executives at Boeing to discuss cooperation, including with palm oil-based aviation biofuel. A follow up meeting has been facilitated by the government between Boeing and the national biodiesel producers association to discuss […]

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Boeing looks to South Africa for sustainable aviation fuels

Boeing looks to South Africa for sustainable aviation fuels

March 23, 2018 |

In South Africa, The Boeing Company is working on identifying biofuel feedstocks that could be used for sustainable aviation fuel. Boeing is collaborating with the South African government, South African Airways (SAA), the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), and SKYNRG on the initiative. Boeing Commercial Airplanes regional director […]

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