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JetBlue, Tech Firms Call For More Government Action on Decarbonization

No one thinks the aviation industry’s target of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by the middle of the century will be easy. In fact, some argue that it’s not fast enough in the face of the global climate crisis, but a...

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Lufthansa Goes Big For SAF

The Lufthansa Group is negotiating a big new sustainable aviation fuel deal with Shell. Under the memorandum of understanding unveiled last week, the group could take up to 594 million gallons (1.8 million metric tonnes) of SAF from Shell over...

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EU Moves Toward Sustainable Fuel Mandate

The European Union’s reputation of leading on climate issues is proving true once again with the adoption of sustainable aviation fuels, or SAF. The bloc’s parliament is set to vote on new requirements later in June that would help cut...

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Southwest Invests in SAF

Southwest Airlines is joining the growing pack of carriers investing in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) startups. The Dallas-based carrier will take an undisclosed stake in Saffire Renewables, which has an U.S. Department of Energy grant for a pilot project to...

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Neste Inks Schiphol SAF Deal

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is emerging as more than just an airline hub. The airport is becoming a center of sustainable aviation fuel, or SAF, in Europe with a new 52.5 million gallon offtake agreement between United Airlines and Neste. The...

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European Carriers Call for EU Help on Climate Targets

European airlines are mounting a unified front against the European Commission’s proposed climate legislation that aims to reduce carbon emissions by 55 percent from 1990 levels by the end of the decade. “Airlines want to decarbonize. We have to decarbonize....

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United Demos Sustainable Fuel in Federal Funding Push

United Airlines is ramping up its public push for federal sustainable aviation fuel subsidies in its move towards net zero carbon emissions by the middle of the century. Last week, it flew a Boeing 737 Max filled with staff and...

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