Tag: KLM

KLM launches 80-flight series between Oslo and Amsterdam using aviation biofuels

KLM launches 80-flight series between Oslo and Amsterdam using aviation biofuels

March 31, 2016 |

In the Netherlands, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launched a series of around 80 biofuel flights from Oslo to Amsterdam operated with an EMBRAER 190. The remaining flights will be operated over the forthcoming period of five to six weeks, marking yet another step in the right direction towards making aviation more sustainable. What’s more, Embraer […]

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ABN AMRO bank joins KLM Corporate Biofuel Program

ABN AMRO bank joins KLM Corporate Biofuel Program

January 19, 2016 |

In the Netherlands, the KLM Corporate Biofuel Program has welcomed its 12th partner: the ABN AMRO bank has officially joined the group of trendsetting corporations who share KLM’s vision on sustainability and are striving to reduce their environmental footprint. The agreement was signed at the ABN AMRO head office by Gerrit Zalm, Chairman of the […]

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DSM, KLM rank high in annual Dow Jones Sustainability Index 

DSM, KLM rank high in annual Dow Jones Sustainability Index 

September 13, 2015 |

In the Netherlands, Air France-KLM has been listed as No. 1 in the airline industry on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, the most important international index assessing the performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. Additionally, for the 7th consecutive year, Air France-KLM has maintained its position as Industry Group Leader in the broader transportation […]

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Sustainable Bioenergy High-Impact Opportunity launches

Sustainable Bioenergy High-Impact Opportunity launches

May 20, 2015 |

Novozymes, Bloomberg, KLM, Boeing, RSB, Carbon War Room, FAO, UN Foundartion, PANGEA, NEPAD, ICAO, Sky NRG, and the Inter-American Development Bank aim to “facilitate the development and deployment of sustainable bioenergy solutions…and doubling the use of renewable energy.” Seven projects underway in Bioenergy and Food Security, Sustainable Aviation, Policy Tools, Sustainability Certification and Sustainable Bioenergy […]

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SAS, Lufthansa and KLM sign aviation biofuel agreement for Oslo

SAS, Lufthansa and KLM sign aviation biofuel agreement for Oslo

November 19, 2014 |

In Norway, SAS has, along with the Lufthansa Group and KLM, signed an agreement with Statoil Aviation for a regular supply of bio-fuel at Oslo Airport. SAS was first off the ground in Norway and from Stockholm Arlanda in Sweden with a bio-fuel mix around a week ago and this agreement shows the airline takes its […]

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KLM picks Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel as climate takes center stage in NY and at the UN

KLM picks Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel as climate takes center stage in NY and at the UN

September 24, 2014 |

Renewable jet fuel makes another remove forward — as a new study concludes that delay on implementing RFS2 could be the equivalent of building 5.5 new coal-fired power plants in terms of CO2. In New York, KLM tipped that it intends to fly on Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel, as soon as it receives favorable advice […]

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KLM launches biofuel-powered flights to Aruba

KLM launches biofuel-powered flights to Aruba

May 19, 2014 |

In the Netherlands, on Friday KLM launched a series of biofuel flights to Aruba and Bonaire over a six-month period, operating an Airbus 330-200. The biofuel for this flight was sourced by ITAKA and supplied by SkyNRG. This marks another step forward on the journey to more sustainable aviation, by reducing CO2 emissions and fuel […]

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“Advanced #Biofuels from Non-food crops & Waste could be cost-competitive with petroleum by 2016.”

“Advanced #Biofuels from Non-food crops & Waste could be cost-competitive with petroleum by 2016.”

March 12, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: Gonzavera Aviation Industry Takes Positive Step in Ensuring Biofuels Deliver on Promise of Sustainability Sean_OHanlon Advanced #Biofuels from Non-food crops & Waste could be cost-competitive with petroleum by 2016 Camz99 “Second generation biofuels on verge of cost breakthrough” –  – shared from @TaptuGreen Ecoplum KLM Launches First Weekly Transatlantic Flight Using Biofuels

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KLM commences commercial aviation biofuels flights

KLM commences commercial aviation biofuels flights

June 30, 2011 |

In the Netherlands, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today became the first airline in the world to operate a commercial flight carrying 171 passengers on aviation biofuels. Flight KL1233 – a Boeing 737-800 – took off this afternoon at 12:30 hours from Schiphol bound for Charles de Gaulle in Paris carrying 171 passengers. KLM’s first commercial […]

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Paris Air Show: KLM to launch 200 biofuels flights; Heliae, Azmark partner for algal fuels

Paris Air Show: KLM to launch 200 biofuels flights; Heliae, Azmark partner for algal fuels

June 24, 2011 |

In the Netherlands, Dutch KLM states they will launch over 200 flights on biokerosene between Amsterdam and Paris.  The fuel will be produced by Dynamic Fuels and supplied by SkyNRG, the consortium launched by KLM and North Sea Group and Spring Associates in 2009, with used cooking oil as the feedstock.  KLM stated that they […]

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