Tag: Sustainable Aviation Fuel

  • First A380 powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel takes to the skies

    Airbus has performed a first A380 flight powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Airbus’ A380 test aircraft MSN 1 took off from Blagnac Airport, Toulouse, France at 08h43 on Friday 25 March. The flight lasted about three hours, operating one Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine on 100% SAF. 27 tonnes of unblended SAF were provided […]

  • Green Jet Fuel from Norsk e-Fuel consortium to be Produced in Norway

    To make flying cleaner, aviation depends on renewable, synthetic fuels. That is why the industrial consortium Norsk e-Fuel will build its first innovative renewable fuel plant in Mosjøen industrial area. Together with Vefsn municipality and Mosjøen og Omegn Næringsselskap KF (MON) Norsk e-Fuel signed the official options agreement today. On a 24,000 square meters large […]

  • Embraer Shows Roadmap to Net Zero Emissions – Project Energia

    Brazil aircraft manufacturer Embraer presented their roadmap for getting to net zero emissions by 2050 last week. Project “Energia” is a family of concept aircraft in the 9-50 passengers classes and involves a variety of energy and propulsion technologies such as hybrid electric, full electric, hydrogen fuel cells or hydrogen dual fuel gas turbines. Energia […]

  • SAF from Neste Available at Dallas Forth Worth Airport

    Upon receiving its first delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), in collaboration with Avfuel Corporation and Neste, became the first airport in the United States to test a collaborative circular economy project in the aviation sector. The successful SAF delivery is part of this pilot project at DFW—the second […]

  • Business Aviation – The State of Getting to Net Zero in Aviation

    In this article you’ll learn about the current state of Business Aviation when it comes to getting to net zero emissions. This article is part of our blog series, where we will dive into the following aviation industry sectors and analyze the current state of getting to net zero emissions: General Aviation, VTOL, Business Aviation, […]

  • Airbus flies the A319neo with 100% sustainable aviation fuel for the first time

    Airbus, Dassault Aviation, ONERA, the French Ministry of Transports and Safran have launched the first in-flight study of a single-aisle aircraft running on unblended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).  During the flight test over the Toulouse region on 28 October, one CFM LEAP-1A engine of an Airbus A319neo test aircraft operated on 100% SAF. Initial results […]

  • 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 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 […]