SAF Producer LanzaJet Joins Air Transport Action Group
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by Curt Epstein
7M ago
SAF technology pioneer LanzaJet is the first fuel producer to join the Air Transport Action Group of industry stakeholders promoting sustainablity. July 25, 2023, 12:42 PM Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technology pioneer LanzaJet is the first energy provider to join the Air Transport Sector Action Group (ATAG), a global association consisting of airlines and airports, as well as aircraft and engine OEMs, to promote sustainable aviation practices. By joining the ATAG, LanzaJet will now team with like-minded industry stakeholders to support the implementation of sustainable aviation solutions ..read more
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Construction Begins on First U.S. Commercial e-SAF Plant
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by Curt Epstein
8M ago
Renewable fuels producer Twelve broke ground this morning in Washington State on its first commercial scale power-to-liquid SAF refinery. July 11, 2023, 2:26 PM Renewable Fuels producer Twelve broke ground today on the start of construction of its first sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility. Located in Moses Lake, Washington, it will be the first commercial plant to utilize an ASTM-approved power-to-liquid (e-fuel) pathway for the production of SAF. It will use CO2 and water as its feedstock, converted through the use of renewable electricity. Scheduled to begin operations by mid-2024, the ..read more
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Victor Says Airlines Should Offer Voluntary SAF Purchases
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by Charles Alcock
8M ago
One in five customers booking charter flights through Victor now pays for sustainable aviation fuel to reduce the carbon footprint of their trips. July 7, 2023, 10:18 AM One in five customers booking private charger flights through Victor is voluntarily paying to reduce the carbon footprint of their trips through optional purchases of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), the company says. Under the booking platform’s “Pay Here, Use There” book-and-claim offering that launched a year ago with energy group Neste, jet passengers are now buying an average of £965 ($1,225) worth of SAF for each b ..read more
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Australia's Government Pledges AU$30M for SAF Growth
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by Curt Epstein
8M ago
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has invited funding proposals to develop the country's SAF production capacity, following a 2021 study. July 5, 2023, 10:55 AM Australia’s Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) this week pledged AU$30 million in funding to support the development of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the country. The open initiative invites proposals for commercial or pre-commercial SAF production, offering grants of AU$1 million and up to support engineering feasibility and project development activities or development of pilot scale and pre-commercial production facilit ..read more
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SAF Powering Tour de France Helicopters
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by Mark Huber
8M ago
Airbus H125s and EC355s covering this year's Tour de France will be fueled with SAF. July 5, 2023, 8:10 AM The helicopters used to cover this year’s Tour de France will be powered with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Operator Hélicoptères de France will use SAF for 50 percent of the stages for tour organizer ASO and 30 percent for France Télévisions. The fuel will be available at several airports along the race course. “We use seven to nine helicopters for this big race,” said Jean-Marc Genechesi, pilot, instructor, and director of Hélicoptères de France. “Our helicopters are in fa ..read more
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Ohio State University Airport Joins Avfuel Network
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by Curt Epstein
8M ago
Ohio State University Airport, one of the busiest airfields in Ohio, is now the latest location to join the Avfuel-branded dealer network. July 3, 2023, 10:48 AM Ohio State University Airport (KOSU) is the latest location to join the Avfuel-branded dealer network. The fourth-busiest airfield in the state, it is owned by the Ohio State University, making it one of a handful of airports in the country operated by universities. A dedicated general aviation airport, and a general aviation reliever for John Glenn Columbus International Airport, KOSU is located just seven miles from the main c ..read more
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Air bp Adds Five Fueling Bases in New Zealand
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by Charles Alcock
8M ago
The aviation fuel supplier now offers service at Thames Aerodrome, Oamaru Airport, Motueka Aerodrome, Albany Helipad, and Nelson Airport. June 27, 2023, 10:45 AM Air bp has added five fueling locations in New Zealand, with new outlets announced on Monday at Thames Aerodrome (NZTH), Oamaru Airport (NZOU), Motueka Aerodrome (NZMK), Albany Helipad, and Nelson Airport (NZNS). The aviation fuel supplier now supports aircraft operators at some 50 locations across the country. The company acquired the locations from an existing supplier between late 2022 and early 2023. It said that four of the five ..read more
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World Fuel Adds To Dealer, Air Elite FBO Networks
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by Curt Epstein
8M ago
World Fuel Services has introduced three new members of its sponsored Air Elite FBO network and one new fuel distribution location. June 21, 2023, 2:03 PM World Fuel Services has expanded its branded dealer and sponsored Air Elite FBO networks. The fuel provider has added Aircraft Specialists Jet Center at Gwinnett County Airport-Briscoe Field in Lawrenceville, Georgia, to its roster of supplied locations. The larger of the two service providers on the field, Aircraft Specialists is a full-service FBO and is open 24/7, offering access to the Atlanta area. Miami-based World Fuel also welc ..read more
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Boeing Launches Dashboard to Monitor SAF Production
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by Peter Shaw-Smith
9M ago
A new Boeing tool tracks potential SAF availability, underscoring the need to close the supply-demand gap. June 20, 2023, 11:45 AM Boeing has launched “SAF Dashboard,” a tool to track expected sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) capacity over the next decade. The tool is accessible on Boeing’s new “Sustainable Aerospace Together” hub. “Based on data collected by BloombergNEF [New Energy Finance], the dashboard aggregates total SAF capacity announcements by suppliers on a global scale and can filter anticipated supply by production pathway, location, and other metrics,” Boeing said on Tuesday. The ..read more
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Accelerated Support Needed to Meet Net-Zero 2050
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by Peter Shaw-Smith
9M ago
Meeting decarbonization goals ranks as today's top industry challenge, according to a GE Aerospace survey. June 19, 2023, 3:18 AM A global survey commissioned by GE Aerospace reveals broad industry alignment on sustainability but underscores the need for accelerated support to meet 2050 net-zero goals. Survey findings showed that a large majority of companies have implemented sustainability policies. Seventy-six percent of respondents said that sustainability had changed how the industry works and 74 percent of those with such strategies in place said their sustainability inves ..read more
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