Tag: Finnair

Finnair intends to reduce net emissions by 50% by end of 2025

Finnair intends to reduce net emissions by 50% by end of 2025

March 8, 2020 |

In Finland, Finnair’s anti-carbon program lifts the ambition-level in the aviation industry by revealing its intention to reduce its net emissions by 50% by the end of 2025 from the 2019 baseline and achieve carbon neutrality latest by 2045. The plans clearly exceed the industry’s common targets. The new strategy includes a holistic approach to transform Finnair’s operations to bring the company’s climate footprint dramatically down. The main actions to tackle the carbon challenge are: […]

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Policy force Finnair to stop customer aviation biofuel purchase program

Policy force Finnair to stop customer aviation biofuel purchase program

March 2, 2020 |

In Finland, Newsnow Finland reports that Finnair has been forced by police to stop its “Push for Change” program that allowed customers to buy aviation biofuels for flights as well as reduce their carbon commissions by supporting a clean cooking program in Mozambique because it allegedly goes against the Money Collection Act. Instead, the company […]

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Finnair participates in study for CO2 and hydrogen fuels pilot

Finnair participates in study for CO2 and hydrogen fuels pilot

December 21, 2019 |

In Finland, Finnair, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT, and a group of other companies have started a feasibility study for a synthetic fuels pilot production plant. The pilot plant would use CO2 from Finnsementti cement facility in Lappeenranta and the excess hydrogen from Kemira’s production as main raw materials. CO2 and hydrogen can be brought […]

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Finnair to fly two San Francisco-Helsinki flights on 12% biofuels this week

Finnair to fly two San Francisco-Helsinki flights on 12% biofuels this week

August 5, 2019 |

In Finland, Finnair announced that it will fly the first biofuel flights backed by its “Push for change” carbon decreasing initiative this week. On both August 5 and 7, the Finnair flight departing San Francisco Airport bound for Helsinki, Finland, will be flown with a biofuel mix of 12 percent, reducing the total CO2 emissions […]

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Finnair expands Push for Change CO2 offsetting including biofuel purchasing

Finnair expands Push for Change CO2 offsetting including biofuel purchasing

May 12, 2019 |

In Finland, Finnair is expanding its Push for change CO2 offsetting service for customers, including both CO2 offsetting and biofuel purchasing. Air travelers can offset the CO2 emissions of their flight by supporting CO2 reduction projects, or decrease the CO2 emissions of their flights by purchasing biofuel. “Last summer, we asked Finns how they view […]

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Finnair introduces CO2 offsetting and biofuel service for customers

Finnair introduces CO2 offsetting and biofuel service for customers

January 19, 2019 |

In Finland, Finnair introduced a service where customers can offset the CO2 emissions of their flights by supporting a CO2 emission reduction project or reduce emissions by buying biofuel. Finnair’s biofuel partner is SkyNRG, and the biofuel is produced from used cooking oil in California. Customers can choose to support biofuel flights. The use of […]

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Finns want to reduce the CO2 impact of flying and 55% prefer biofuels

Finns want to reduce the CO2 impact of flying and 55% prefer biofuels

July 22, 2018 |

In Finland, airline Finnair’s consumer research study shows that the majority of Finns are ready to pay to reduce the emissions caused by air travel, but want the proceeds from possible additional charges to go directly to environmental work. Almost all Finns (94 %) want to reduce the emissions of air travel, and many are […]

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Troll the ancient waste-oil carol : FFA la la la la la la la la la

Troll the ancient waste-oil carol : FFA la la la la la la la la la

December 3, 2014 |

“On the way” forever, talked up by all, deployed by some – technologies that handle high free fatty acid feedstocks like used cooking oil are coming into their hey-day, via players like REG, Novozymes, Pacific Biodiesel, Blue Sun, Piedmont, COMAC and more. Christmas come early for advanced biofuels? The Digest investigates. One of the most […]

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Finnair flies A330 from Helsinki to New York on biofuels

Finnair flies A330 from Helsinki to New York on biofuels

September 22, 2014 |

In Finland, Finnair flew a A330 from Helsinki to New York on Tuesday partially on used cooking fuel-based jet fuel to highlight the opening of the UN Climate Summit. The fuel was supplied by SkyNRG Nordic, a JV between SkyNRG and Statoil Aviation. The airline says it is hoping to set up a biofuel fueling […]

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Aviation biofuels take off: Lufthansa, Finnair

Aviation biofuels take off: Lufthansa, Finnair

July 19, 2011 |

In Germany, Lufthansa became the world’s first airline to offer routine flights powered by biofuel. The airline now operates four daily round trips between Hamburg and Frankfurt. The Airbus A321 planes will use a biofuel blend of 50 percent hydrotreated renewable jet fuel made from feedstocks such as inedible plants and wood chips. In Finland, […]

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