Tag: Sustainable Aviation

Sustainable aviation fuels report finds enough feedstocks to meet projected SAF for 2030

Sustainable aviation fuels report finds enough feedstocks to meet projected SAF for 2030

November 19, 2020 |

In Switzerland, a new report from the World Economic Forum, “Clean Skies for Tomorrow: Sustainable Aviation Fuels as a Pathway to Net-Zero Aviation,” demonstrates the feasibility, scalability and potential cost of different technological pathways for sustainable aviation fuel production. It finds that sufficient sustainable feedstocks are available to meet the projected jet fuel demand for […]

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Oneworld member airlines commit to net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Oneworld member airlines commit to net zero carbon emissions by 2050

September 13, 2020 |

In New York, oneworld member airlines have committed to net zero carbon emissions by 2050, becoming the first global airline alliance to unite behind a common target to achieve carbon neutrality. The alliance’s 13 member airlines plan to achieve this target within the existing environmental framework previously agreed to by governments, including through the International […]

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Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy – updates from RSB’s project with Boeing

Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy – updates from RSB’s project with Boeing

May 17, 2020 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials offered updates on their “Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy” project powered by Boeing’s Global Engagement Portfolio, including the latest activities in three countries identified to be of key importance given their rapidly growing commercial aviation sectors and potential to produce significant volumes of feedstocks: Brazil, Ethiopia and South Africa. […]

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UK Sustainable Aviation coalition launches zero net carbon emissions target for 2050

UK Sustainable Aviation coalition launches zero net carbon emissions target for 2050

February 4, 2020 |

In the UK, members of the UK Sustainable Aviation coalition have united behind a commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. At an event with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP in Central London, aviation industry executives signed a pledge committing to cut carbon emissions to zero by 2050. This is based on a […]

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Biofuelwatch report says sustainable aviation fuel can never be scaled up

Biofuelwatch report says sustainable aviation fuel can never be scaled up

February 11, 2019 |

In the UK, a new report about aviation biofuels, published by the environmental NGO Biofuelwatch, outlines the strict limits to the amount of such fuels which could be sourced from wastes and residues as well as their adverse indirect impacts. The report coincides with a meeting of the UN organization ICAO in Montreal which campaigners […]

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UK’s Sustainable Aviation roadmap shows 4,400 new jobs by 2050

UK’s Sustainable Aviation roadmap shows 4,400 new jobs by 2050

December 2, 2014 |

In the UK, Sustainable Aviation (SA), a coalition of the UK’s airlines, airports, manufacturers and air navigation service provider NATS, has launched its latest Road-Map, which considers the opportunities for sustainable aviation fuels. The Road-Map identifies the potential for a 24 per cent reduction in aviation carbon dioxide emissions by 2050 and the generation of […]

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Sustainable Aviation releases paper on future of aviation biofuels

Sustainable Aviation releases paper on future of aviation biofuels

July 17, 2014 |

In the UK, in its discussion paper, “Fuelling the Future”, published by Sustainable Aviation on the eve of the Farnborough International Airshow, the industry coalition sets out its views on the vital and increasing role of sustainable aviation fuels in significantly cutting carbon emissions from UK aviation. It also explores the contribution – up to […]

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