Tag: jetBlue

JetBlue say iit’s first US airline to achieve carbon neutrality on domestic flights

JetBlue say iit’s first US airline to achieve carbon neutrality on domestic flights

August 13, 2020 |

In California, JetBlue announced it has followed through on its commitment to go carbon neutral on all domestic flights. Earlier this year, JetBlue became the first major U.S. airline to commit to this critical and measurable step toward reducing its contribution to global warming, and is now the first U.S. airline to achieve carbon neutrality […]

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JetBlue amends $550M RCF, becomes 1st airline to deploy sustainability-linked loan

JetBlue amends $550M RCF, becomes 1st airline to deploy sustainability-linked loan

March 1, 2020 |

In New York, JetBlue Airways became the first-ever airline to deploy a sustainability-linked loan by amending its existing $550 million senior secured revolving credit facility (RCF) to include provisions to align its strategic initiatives with its environmental, social, and governance performance goals. BNP Paribas is the bank that assisted JetBlue as the sole Sustainability Structuring […]

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JetBlue starts aviation biofuels flights from SFO in 2020, pledges “carbon neutral” by July through offsetting

JetBlue starts aviation biofuels flights from SFO in 2020, pledges “carbon neutral” by July through offsetting

January 6, 2020 |

In New York, JetBlue will offset carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) from jet fuel for all domestic JetBlue flights beginning in July 2020, making it the first major U.S. airline to take this critical and measurable step toward reducing its contribution to global warming. JetBlue also announced plans to start flying with sustainable aviation fuel in […]

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9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

August 25, 2019 |

Rising stars are coming together as constellations, the stars are aligning and making magical things happen – today we explore 9 of those constellations building around Sustainable Aviation Fuels. Some of them are young protostars in the earliest stage of stellar evolution, while others are like the Earth’s sun, a main-sequence mid-size star, and a […]

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JetBlue receives latest aircraft from Airbus flown on 15% biofuels

JetBlue receives latest aircraft from Airbus flown on 15% biofuels

September 19, 2018 |

In New York, JetBlue received its latest A321 aircraft from Airbus’ U.S. A320 Family production facility in Mobile, Ala. The acceptance flight followed by JetBlue’s scheduled ferry flight, taking place on September 20, marks JetBlue’s first-ever flights fueled with renewable jet fuel blend. The fuel for these flights, provided by Airbus and certified by Air […]

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Jumping for joy for Qantas biofuel powered aircraft

Jumping for joy for Qantas biofuel powered aircraft

October 14, 2017 |

In Australia, Qantas will buy eight million gallons of renewable jet fuel each year from U.S. based bio-energy company, SG Preston, in order to fuel its Los Angeles based aircraft. Their goal is to have the LAX to Australia flight powered on an ongoing basis by 50% non-food plant based biofuel and 50% traditional jet […]

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JetBlue announces 10-year renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston

JetBlue announces 10-year renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston

September 19, 2016 |

In New York state, JetBlue announced a ten-year renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston, a bioenergy company. The airline is partnering with SG Preston to purchase renewable jet fuel made from rapidly renewable, bio-based feedstocks that do not compete with food production. This marks one of the largest renewable jet fuel purchase agreements […]

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jetBlue loves you: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to SG Preston

jetBlue loves you: The Digest’s 2016 8-Slide Guide to SG Preston

September 19, 2016 |

 jetBlue has announced a 10-year, 330 million gallon renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston. This marks one of the largest renewable jet fuel purchase agreements in aviation history, and the largest, long-term, binding commitment by any airline globally for HEFA (hydro-processed esters and fatty acids) renewable jet fuel. The partner is SG Preston, a […]

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jetBlue makes record-setting 330 million gallon renewable jet fuel order

jetBlue makes record-setting 330 million gallon renewable jet fuel order

September 19, 2016 |

In New York, jetBlue announced a 10-year, 330 million gallon renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston. This marks one of the largest renewable jet fuel purchase agreements in aviation history, and the largest, long-term, binding commitment by any airline globally for HEFA (hydro-processed esters and fatty acids) renewable jet fuel. The first deliveries […]

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