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Signature Flight Support has increased its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) footprint to nine locations.
Europe’s air traffic management agency has released a snapshot of airports that provide SAF on the continent.
Hybrid Air Vehicles has unveiled cabin concepts for its Airlander 10 hybrid-electric airship carrying up to 100 passengers on regional airline routes.
An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 will serve as the next ecoDemonstrator platform.
Testing begins on the first elements of Rolls-Royce’s 2.5-megawatt Power Generation System 1.
The ReFuelEU Aviation program is expected to introduce a blending mandate for sustainable aviation fuels to the EU, to help meet its climate goals.
Government support and stakeholder partnerships will prove critical in ensuring the fuel becomes maintstream.
The ReFuelEU legislative proposal would include a blending mandate on all flights departing from European airports.
With the production, availability, and adoption of sustainable aviation fuel rising, how to keep its environmental accounting straight is a concern.
Of all sustainability efforts underway, SAF appears to hold the most immediate promise of curbing CO2.