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GE Aviation and Safran Launch Advanced Technology Demonstration Program for Sustainable Engines; 20% Lower Fuel Consumption

June 15, 2021GE Aviation and Safran launched a technology development program targeting more than 20% lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions compared to today’s engines. The CFM RISE (Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engines) program will demonstrate and mature a range of new, disruptive technologies for future engines that could enter service by the mid-2030s.

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Airports Council International Sets Global Carbon Goal for 2050

June 10, 2021The Airports Council International (ACI) World and the five ACI regions announced Monday they had set a global commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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Reps. Schneider, Kildee, Brownley Introduce Bill to Decarbonize Aviation Industry

May 24, 2021U.S. Reps. Brad Schneider (D-IL), Dan Kildee (D-MI), and Julia Brownley (D-CA) introduced legislation on Thursday that would reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainable fuel use in the aviation industry.

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Oil That Cooked Fries Is Now Refueling Planes

May 19, 2021Neste Oyj is betting that sustainable aviation fuel, SAF, will appeal to businesses eager to cut carbon emissions. The company also expects the fuel’s higher price won’t be an obstacle, as post-pandemic air travel resumes with a more climate-conscious mindset.

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Airlines Get Lift from Corporate Allies in Shift to Sustainable Fuels

May 5, 2021Some of the world’s biggest corporations are signing on to help decarbonize the aviation industry just as business travel is expected to rebound this year and send greenhouse gas emissions soaring.

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US Government Wants To Discuss BioFuels With Airlines

May 5, 2021According to Reuters, a US House panel met with biofuel and airline industry representatives recently to discuss more sustainable aviation fuel or biofuels.

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Avfuel Expands SAF Reach

May 5, 2021KTRK is the first general aviation airport in its region to make SAF available for jet and turbine aircraft that use the airport, significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and aligning with the airport’s sustainability goals.

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Avfuel delivers Neste MY SAF to Textron Aviation, Bell Textron

May 4, 2021The two companies have agreed that Avfuel will supply Textron Aviation with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel at its Wichita headquarters location on an ongoing basis. Textron Aviation will use the product as “fly away fuel” for new aircraft deliveries as well as to fuel customer demo flights.

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Southwest Airlines and Phillips 66 Partner on SAF Development

April 26, 2021Southwest Airlines is teaming up with Phillips 66 to support the development and commercialization of sustainable aviation fuel. The two companies completed a memorandum of understanding April 22 for the project, which will focus on public awareness, research and development.

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British Airways, Shell Ventures invest $24.3 million in hydrogen aircraft developer

April 6, 2021Hydrogen-electric flight specialist ZeroAvia has secured further financial backing to help accelerate the development of its first 50-plus seater zero emissions aircraft, with British Airways (BA), Shell Ventures, and Systemiq among funders jointly announcing $24.3 million investment in the start-up.

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U.S. airlines commit to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

April 5, 2021Airlines for American (A4A), a trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, said on Thursday that its member carriers will work within the industry and with government leaders to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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ZeroAvia secures additional $24.3M to launch development of 2MW hydrogen-electric powertrain for regional aircraft

April 2, 2021ZeroAvia is launching the development program for a 2MW hydrogen-electric powertrain for full-size regional aircraft. The program kick-off is supported by a new raise of $24.3 million, led by Horizons Ventures, joined by a new investor: British Airways.

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Clay Lacy’s California FBOs To Stock SAF

March 22, 2021California-based Clay Lacy Aviation has become the latest FBO operator to announce it will continually stock sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

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Boeing’s Insitu advances its fuel cell technology; LH2 fueling

March 22, 2021Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, announced new details about its latest efforts to advance hydrogen fuel-cell propulsion for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

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New SAF from Food Waste Promises Net-Zero Emissions

March 22, 2021A team of researchers at the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed a type of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) derived from food waste that promises to result in net-zero or even negative net emissions from airliners.

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FAA releases Environmental Impact Statement on LaGuardia AirTrain project

March 19, 2021The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its Final Environmental Impact Statement Wednesday (FEIS) concerning the LaGuardia Airport Access Improvement Project or AirTrain.

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