Tag: Finnair

Finnair commits to Science-Based Targets initiative and SAF

Finnair commits to Science-Based Targets initiative and SAF

April 3, 2022 |

In Finland, Finnair signed a letter of intent for a commitment to cooperate with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to bring CO2 emissions reduction targets in line with the UN Paris Climate Agreement which will include using sustainable aviation fuels. Finnair sets the target within the next two years. Finnair uses an extensive toolkit […]

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Aemetis and Finnair sign SAF agreement for 17.5M gallons in $70M deal

Aemetis and Finnair sign SAF agreement for 17.5M gallons in $70M deal

March 27, 2022 |

People in Finland are ranked as the happiest people in the world for the 5th year in a row according to the World Happiness Report, a publication of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network that draws on global survey data from people in about 150 countries. Maybe that’s because the national air carrier of Finland, […]

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On the Move – NREL, Aemetis, BASF, Store Enso, Finnair, BrightNight

On the Move – NREL, Aemetis, BASF, Store Enso, Finnair, BrightNight

March 7, 2022 |

We are now a few months into 2022 but there are still some changes going on with personnel moves in the bioeconomy. From Aemetis President Andy Foster elected to the Board of Opportunity Stanislaus to several BASF and Store Enso leadership changes, a new Finnair CIO and BrightNight CFO, it’s an exciting time to work […]

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Neste and Finnair use sustainable aviation fuel to reduce business travel emissions

Neste and Finnair use sustainable aviation fuel to reduce business travel emissions

April 18, 2021 |

In Finland, Neste and Finnair are joining forces to reduce carbon emissions related to Neste employees’ business travel by using sustainable aviation fuel. Neste recently made 300 tons of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel available at Helsinki Airport in Finland for Finnair’s use. By replacing a part of the fossil jet fuel with SAF on […]

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Finnair teams with air traffic operator to track emissions and expands SAF use

Finnair teams with air traffic operator to track emissions and expands SAF use

February 18, 2021 |

In Finland, Finland’s air navigation service provider Fintraffic ANS and Finnair have joined forces to reduce CO2 emissions and enhance commercial aviation’s environmental footprint. Under the new initiative, Finnair will share fuel consumption data with Fintraffic ANS and the parties will together explore how to support airlines in their bid to drive down and meet […]

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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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