Mexico-based airline Aeromexico has announced plans to run its first flights between the US and Mexico utilising sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), as part of the International Day of Climate Action.
This initiative is expected to lower 27t of carbon emissions, which is equivalent to making over 3,800 cars zero-emission for a day in Mexico City.
The flights, including a Boeing 737-800 aircraft featuring GE/Safran CFM56 engines, will leave from San Francisco to Guadalajara and Mexico City.
Nearly 40,000l of sustainable fuel produced from waste animal fats and vegetable oils, along with Jet-A jet fuel, have been procured from renewable fuels producer and supplier Neste Company, to support these trips.
This green fuel enables airlines to cut down their greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80%…