DHL Express is to purchase more than 800 million litres of low-carbon Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in a landmark agreement, making it one of the biggest SAF aviation deals to date.
The logistics provider has entered a partnership with BP and Neste to provide the fuel within the next five years as it moves towards decarbonizing aviation logistics. Such deals, alongside other SAF introductions in the DHL network in San Francisco, East Midlands and Amsterdam, will exceed half of DHL Express’s target of reaching 10 per cent SAF blending for all air transport by 2026.
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MADISON, Wis., December 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Virent contributed to an aviation industry first, as United Airlines flew an aircraft full of passengers using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in one engine and petroleum-based jet fuel in the other. Virent, a Marathon Petroleum Corp. subsidiary, used its BioForm® process to produce synthesized aromatic kerosene (SAK) – a critical component that made the 100% SAF possible.
SAN RAMON, Calif. and ENGLEWOOD, Colo. /3BL Media/ - Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), and Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO), today announced a letter of intent to jointly invest in building and operating one or more new facilities that would process inedible corn to produce sustainable aviation fuel, which can lower the lifecycle carbon intensity of fuels used in the aviation industry. The new facilities would also produce proteins and corn oil.
JetBlue Launches New Partnership with World Energy and World Fuel Services to Fuel Flights from its Los Angeles Focus City with Sustainable Aviation Fuel
NEW YORK, July 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) has entered into a new relationship with World Energy and World Fuel Services for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). JetBlue’s LAX flights using SAF started this month. This increase in the airline’s usage of SAF includes 1.5 million gallons of blended SAF a year for at least three years, accounting for approximately five percent of JetBlue’s LAX fuel.
Airline aims to signal demand for sustainable fuels in aviation
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ ― American Airlines has reached an agreement in principle with Kuehne+Nagel to allocate a portion of the carbon reduction benefit the airline generates through its use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to the logistics company, one of American’s leading cargo customers.