Tag: KLM

KLM to add 0.5% SAF on all Amsterdam origin flights and offer passengers option to buy more

KLM to add 0.5% SAF on all Amsterdam origin flights and offer passengers option to buy more

January 10, 2022 |

In the Netherlands, KLM will start adding 0.5% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for flights departing from Amsterdam. In addition, KLM will offer its customers the option of purchasing an extra amount of sustainable fuel. In this manner, KLM aims to stimulate the market for SAF. The face of travel is set to change in the […]

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KLM first to fly passenger flight partially on synthetic kerosene

KLM first to fly passenger flight partially on synthetic kerosene

February 8, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, for the first time worldwide, a KLM passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The Netherlands. The first commercial passenger flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Madrid last month was carried out on an admixture of 500 liters of sustainable synthetic kerosene. Shell produced the synthetic […]

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Fueling Flight initiative calls for new SAF targets in 2021

Fueling Flight initiative calls for new SAF targets in 2021

January 18, 2021 |

In Belgium, as the European Union is about to unveil new targets for sustainable aviation fuel in 2021, a group of major European aviation companies –  including KLM, Easyjet, Air France, International Airlines Group – as well as research organizations and environmental groups are calling for a more stringent policy approach to sustainability and the […]

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Air France KLM Martinair Cargo launches cargo SAF program

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo launches cargo SAF program

December 8, 2020 |

In France, Air France KLM Martinair (AFKLMP) Cargo launches the Cargo SAF Program, enabling freight forwarders and shippers to reduce the shipments’ carbon footprint. By participating in this program, customers are investing in the development and use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), thereby contributing to a cleaner future for air transport. This is the first […]

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KLM slammed for how it advertises aviation biofuel use on its website

KLM slammed for how it advertises aviation biofuel use on its website

August 3, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, in a non-binding ruling, the Dutch Advertising Code Committee recommended KLM should change the way it advertises the use of biofuels on its website. On its website, KLM had suggested that biofuel is used on a large scale by making the point that “biofuels are mixed with conventional fossil kerosene to a […]

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Italian coffee producer Lavazza to join KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Program

Italian coffee producer Lavazza to join KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Program

February 9, 2020 |

In Italy, Lavazza and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines signed an agreement which will make the coffee company the first Italian partner in KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Program. The program contributes actively to making the airline industry more sustainable by stimulating the availability of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a large scale. The cooperation between KLM and […]

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KLM buys SAF from Neste for flights out of Schiphol

KLM buys SAF from Neste for flights out of Schiphol

December 10, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, KLM has purchased sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for flights out of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The sustainable fuel is produced by Neste from used cooking oil and will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 % compared to fossil kerosene. This purchase is the next step in the use of sustainable fuel as […]

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World’s largest LPG distributor joins KLM’s biofuel program to cut HQ’s CO2 emissions by 50%

World’s largest LPG distributor joins KLM’s biofuel program to cut HQ’s CO2 emissions by 50%

November 11, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, SHV Energy, the world’s largest LPG distributor, and provides LNG and bioLPG to people without access to the grid, has joined the KLM Corporate BioFuel Program (KCBP). In so doing, SHV Energy will reduce its headquarters’ CO2 emissions by 50%. Additionally, the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) has extended its participation […]

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KLM and Microsoft sign agreement on sustainable air travel including SAF commitment

KLM and Microsoft sign agreement on sustainable air travel including SAF commitment

October 7, 2019 |

In the Netherlands, KLM and Microsoft signed a Letter of Intent in Washington to explore cooperation focused on sustainable air travel. The agreement includes commitment to purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), which has the potential to reduce up to 80 percent of CO2 emissions compared to fossil fuel, across the lifecycle, when used on a […]

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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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