Korean Air to use carbon-neutral jet fuel in new partnership

The airline has joined forces with SK Energy to use the fuel for domestic flights in South Korea

Big Zero Report 2023

Korean Air has partnered with South Korean petroleum company SK Energy to introduce carbon-neutral jet fuel for domestic flights.

SK Energy will provide a month’s worth of the fuel for flights between Jeju and Cheongju.

The fuel has been made carbon-neutral by SK Energy through the purchase of carbon credits to offset its footprint.

The venture follows Korea Air’s decision to introduce new engines into its A220-300 aeroplanes that it claims reduce carbon emissions per seat by 25% compared to existing models of a similar capacity.

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