Tag: fuels

  • Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Shell are investing to get long-haul aviation towards net zero.

    Today Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Shell have announced that they aim to accelerate the transition of long-haul aviation towards net zero emissions. Sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) are a hot topic right now and key to get aviation towards net zero emissions. Under the UN’s Race to Zero goals the current ‘breakthrough’ required for the decarbonisation of […]

  • Boom Supersonic: The Strategy for Sustainability

    Boom Supersonic or simply called Boom is developing the supersonic airliner Overture. Their small scale demonstrator XB-1 has been rolled out in October 2020 and the first flight is currently planned for end of 2021 or early 2022. Boom was founded by a team around CEO Blake Scholl. Early investors include the highly successful startup […]

  • Airbus: U.S.-completed commercial aircraft deliveries come with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

    Airbus will start delivering all aircraft from its U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on board later this year. The initiative is a further step toward fulfilling Airbus’ commitment to carbon-neutral growth in the aviation sector. Airbus has reached an agreement with Signature Flight Support to supply SAF to its […]

  • Airbus joins Canada’s SAF+ Consortium to accelerate the development of a new Sustainable Aviation Fuel technology

    Airbus and the Montreal, Canada-based SAF+ Consortium have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate with major Canadian aviation industry players on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) development and production in North America. Airbus will be investing through “in-kind” contributions, which consist of technical and certification expertise, economic analysis, communications and advocacy. Today’s announcement marks […]

  • Airbus Helicopters calls all industry stakeholders to join the Sustainable Aviation Fuel User Group

    Airbus Helicopters is bringing the industry together to drive the deployment of biofuels, through the creation of a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) User Group dedicated to the rotary-wing community. As a pioneer in the civil turbine rotorcraft market, the company is calling all major stakeholders to join the initiative, which aims at reducing aviation’s impact […]

  • First rescue helicopter flies on sustainable aviation fuel

    A rescue helicopter has flown on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the first time, achieving a new milestone in international aviation. Operated by the German non-profit organization ADAC Luftrettung, the Airbus H145 rescue helicopter had its Arriel 2E engines ceremonially refueled with biofuel, a type of SAF, at the air rescue station at Munich’s Harlaching […]

  • Neste, NuStar expand renewable fuel hub in Northern California

    Neste and NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE: NS) announced today that supply trucks are now able to load Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM at the NuStar-operated Selby Terminal near San Francisco, California. The first gallons have been safely picked up and delivered to the nearby Monterey Regional Airport.  Due to the strategic location of the Selby Terminal, […]