Queensland biofuel refinery to turn agricultural by-products into sustainable aviation fuel

The Qantas Group, Airbus and the Queensland Government are teaming up to invest in a Queensland biofuel production facility being developed by Jet Zero Australia in partnership with leading sustainable aviation fuel technology company LanzaJet. The facility will turn agricultural by-products, including from sugarcane, into jet fuel and is the first project funded under the […]

Illinois passes sustainable aviation fuel tax credit

Illinois state lawmakers have approved legislation to create a $1.50/USG sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tax credit that airlines can use to satisfy all or part of their state use tax liabilities. The legislation, which must be signed by governor JB Pritzker (D), will create a tax credit for every gallon of SAF sold to or […]

UAE companies explore production of sustainable aviation fuel with BP

United Arab Emirates renewable energy company Masdar, state oil firm Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and oil major BP, reports Reuters. BPL agreed to conduct a joint feasibility study on exploring the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the UAE, Masdar said in a statement on Friday. The agreement, which includes Abu Dhabi […]

Delta Cargo adds SAF programme

Delta Cargo has become the latest company to launch a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) programme as airlines continue their drive to reduce emissions. The new SAF programme, which is part of the wider airline group’s ‘Path to Net Zero’ initiative, is certified and audited by greenhouse gas accounting firm Ruby Canyon Environmental and is International […]

Opinion: It Is Time To Move Boldly On Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Scott Thompson The aviation industry contributes about 2.5% of global carbon emissions annually. In October of 2021, the International Air Transport Association released its road map to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. About two-thirds of the plan relies on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)—many airlines have committed to replacing 10% of the jet fuel they […]