#Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Emirates commences SAF-powered flights from Singapore's Changi Airport

Emirates commences SAF-powered flights from Singapore’s Changi Airport

Earlier this year, the airline collaborated with Neste to supply 2.6 million litres of neat SAF at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production to triple this year, projects IATA

IATA projects SAF production to triple this year, sets up registry to support adoption

Governments have set clear expectations for aviation to achieve a 5 per cent CO2 emissions reduction through SAF by 2030 and to be net zero carbon emissions by 2050, IATA said

Singapore mandates SAF use for departing flights by 2026

Singapore to require departing flights to use sustainable fuel from 2026

The aviation regulator said fights departing from the city-state will cost more from 2026

WGS 2024: Dubai inks MoU with global companies to produce SAF

Dubai Municipality, which leads the project, has partnered with ENOC, BESIX Middle East, and Marubeni Middle East and Africa Power

Dubai Airport chief Paul Griffiths (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images)

Paul Griffiths on Dubai Airports’ bold journey to super-hub status

The head of the airport operator tells Gulf Business how the company is re-engineering every single element of capacity pinch point as Dubai eyes super-hub status

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UN aviation meeting agrees to goal of 5% lower carbon emissions by 2030

The air transport sector has previously pledged to align itself with global goals to cut emissions

Emirates becomes first airline to test SAF on an A380 flight (Image: Supplied by Emirates)

Emirates makes history with 100% green jet fuel for A380 flight

The carrier operated the demonstration flight from DXB with the fuel powering one of its four engines

Rolls-Royce successfully completes test for 100 saf on its civil aero engines Image Supplied

Rolls-Royce successfully tests 100% SAF on engines for compatibility

All the tests confirmed the use of 100 per cent SAF does not affect engine performance

garuda indonesia uses palm oil blended jet fuel for commercial flight

Indonesia conducts first commercial flight using palm oil-blended jet fuel

The palm oil blended jet fuel is produced by Indonesian state energy firm PT Pertamina

Emirates to use SAF on flights departing Singapore and Amsterdam (Image: Supplied by Emirates) 

Emirates to use SAF on flights departing Singapore and Amsterdam

Neste will supply more than 3 million gallons of blended SAF over 2024 and 2025

Masdar - Airbus Agreement

Masdar, Airbus ink deal to boost global sustainable aviation fuel sector

The agreement marks a collaboration between the two companies focusing on sustainable aviation fuels, green hydrogen and direct air capture technologies

etihad to join Masdar, bp, Tadweer, ADNOC in study to explore SAF production in the UAE

Masdar, ADNOC, bp, Tadweer, Etihad to explore SAF production in UAE

The entities will jointly conduct a feasibility study for the region’s first project to produce sustainable aviation fuel using renewable hydrogen and municipal solid waste

First Etihad Airways flight using SAF departs Tokyo

Flight EY871 departed Tokyo Narita airport at 3pm on Thursday, October 27

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways signs SAF agreement with Gevo

The airline will be uplifting 5 million US gallons of neat SAF every year and will blend it with its existing supply of conventional jet fuel

Etihad Airways, World energy to operate NetZero flight

Etihad Airways, World Energy collaborate to operate ‘NetZero’ flight

The flight, which will be operated by Etihad’s Boeing 787 Greenliner, will leverage SAF Book & Claim systems in partnership with World Energy to overcome SAF logistical and infrastructure challenges

Emirates sustainable fuel

Dubai’s Emirates to conduct test flight with 100% sustainable fuel by 2022

Currently approved for use is a blend of petroleum-based Jet A or Jet A-1 fuel and a SAF component with a maximum blend limit of 50 per cent

Abu-Dhabi

Abu Dhabi to get Middle East’s first waste-to-sustainable aviation fuel plant

The plant will have the potential to transform up to four million tonnes of municipal solid waste every year into sustainable aviation fuel

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways boosts carbon offset programme

Etihad is working with New Zealand’s CarbonClick to develop its voluntary guest offset programme

Dubai’s Emirates receives 116th A380 aircraft, two more to follow in December

The aircraft was partially powered by sustainable aviation fuel