Tag: Finnair

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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Finnair drops Neste Oil renewable jet fuel on sustainability, cost concerns…for now

Finnair drops Neste Oil renewable jet fuel on sustainability, cost concerns…for now

[ 0 ] February 1, 2011 |

In Finland, Finnair has decided to postpone the introduction of Neste Oil’s renewable jet fuel into its commercial flights due to cost and sustainability issues. The airline says it would prefer to use biofuels made from local sources rather than “hauling raw material from the other side of the world.” Neste is developing a facility […]

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Finnair will use Neste's aviation biofuels as soon as Bio-SPK fuel spec approved

Finnair will use Neste's aviation biofuels as soon as Bio-SPK fuel spec approved

[ 0 ] December 15, 2010 |

In Finland, Finnair has announced that it will begin using bio-SPK ‘on a significant portion of its flights’ made from pig waste and forest trimmings as soon as the fuel specifications have been approved, which is expected in the spring. The fuel will be supplied by Neste’s facility in Porvoo. More on the story.

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British Airways, Airbus, Finnair partner to produce commercial-scale algal aviation biofuels by 2013

British Airways, Airbus, Finnair partner to produce commercial-scale algal aviation biofuels by 2013

[ 0 ] September 20, 2010 |

In the UK, British Airways, Rolls-Royce, Finnair, Gatwick Airport and IATA Airbus announced that they will form a research consortium with Cranfield University to support the university’s efforts to produce algal-based aviation biofuels. The group has established a pilot project for growing and harvesting biomass on the Cranfield campus, and expects to move to an […]

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