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DHL's CO2 Savings to Soar With Sustainable Aviation Fuel Deal

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​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.

United Flies the First Passenger Flight Using 100% SAF

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It's our one-year anniversary! A year ago, we announced our commitment to be 100% green by 2050 without relying on traditional carbon offsets. One year later, we've made big moves to build a more sustainable airline.

Virent's Bio-Based Fuel Used in Historic Commercial Passenger Flight Using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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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.

United to Become First in Aviation History to Fly Aircraft Full of Passengers Using 100% Sustainable Fuel

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Game-changing flight - in partnership with Boeing, CFM International, Virent and World Energy - set to travel today from ORD to DCA with more than 100 passengers;

Airline also announces new corporate participants joining the Eco-Skies Alliance, an effort to collectively purchase 7.1 million gallons of SAF this year including Microsoft, Salesforce and Visa

United has already committed to purchasing nearly twice the size of the rest of the world’s airlines’ publicly announced SAF commitments combined

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Game-changing flight - in partnership with Boeing, CFM International, Virent and World Energy - set to travel today from ORD to DCA with more than 100 passengers;

Airline also announces new corporate participants joining the Eco-Skies Alliance, an effort to collectively purchase 7.1 million gallons of SAF this year including Microsoft, Salesforce and Visa

United has already committed to purchasing nearly twice the size of the rest of the world’s airlines’ publicly announced SAF commitments combined

Chevron, Gevo Announce Intent to Pursue Sustainable Aviation Fuel Investment

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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 Expands Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel As Part of Its Strategy to Achieve Net-zero Carbon Emissions by 2040

JetBlue Launches New Partnership with World Energy and World Fuel Services to Fuel Flights from its Los Angeles Focus City with Sustainable Aviation Fuel
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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.

American Airlines Builds on Commitment to Sustainable Fuels With Kuehne+Nagel

Airline aims to signal demand for sustainable fuels in aviation
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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.

Approval of New Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Boeing comments on newly approved aviation biofuel, farnesane
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ASTM International, the fuel standards organization, today announced that farnesane, which is made from plant sugars, can be blended up to 10 percent with conventional petroleum jet fuel (Jet A/A1).

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