Tag: sustainable aviation fuels

Action This Day: Biden Administration Advances Sustainable Fuels in American Aviation

Action This Day: Biden Administration Advances Sustainable Fuels in American Aviation

September 9, 2021 |

Today, President Biden is taking steps to coordinate leadership and innovation across the federal government, aircraft manufacturers, airlines, fuel producers, airports, and non-governmental organizations to advance the use of cleaner and more sustainable fuels in American aviation. These steps will help make progress toward our climate goals for 2030 and are essential to unlocking the […]

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Airline leaders met with White House to discuss greener fuels, carbon footprint, economic recovery

Airline leaders met with White House to discuss greener fuels, carbon footprint, economic recovery

February 28, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and other airlines met virtually on Friday with Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, National Economic Council Director Brian Deese, and National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy to discuss economic recovery, climate crisis, COVID-19, and safety protocols, with airlines urging The White House’s help on greener fuels. […]

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Why Airlines Should Sell Sustainable Jet Fuels

Why Airlines Should Sell Sustainable Jet Fuels

March 11, 2020 |

By Merlin Woodman Special to The Digest An open letter to the airline industry Dear airlines, please sell us sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). It’s the only feasible way to green up aviation at the moment.* I’ve cleaned up most of my CO2-emitting activities, but now flying remains as the largest remaining slice of the pie. […]

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ANA and LanzaTech Sign Offtake Agreement for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

ANA and LanzaTech Sign Offtake Agreement for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

June 16, 2019 |

In the land of the rising sun, things are looking a whole lot brighter for All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline, and for LanzaTech and their sustainable aviation fuel. ANA and LanzaTech signed an offtake agreement for sustainable aviation fuel – a big step in ANA’s efforts to minimize its environmental impact and meet […]

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Mind the (Carbon) Gap: with sustainable aviation fuels, what will it take, who’s gonna pay?

Mind the (Carbon) Gap: with sustainable aviation fuels, what will it take, who’s gonna pay?

February 26, 2017 |

So there’s this gap, say researchers at Utrecht University in their report on aviation biofuels, between the emission goals that airlines have set themselves (call this, carbon-neutral growth), and what is going to be achieved through operational efficiency. Totaling 232 million tonnes of CO2 over the period 2020-2030. Let’s put that in perspective, that’s the […]

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