Rolls-Royce and Shell in sustainable aviation fuel push towards net zero

They aim to progress the use of sustainable aviation fuel and explore opportunities to provide decarbonisation solutions to meet their targets to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Bristol Airport to become ‘UK’s first net zero airport’

It has set a target of achieving carbon-neutrality by the end of this year and net zero by 2030

Perth Airport commits to carbon-neutrality by 2030

The airport claims its new strategy will have the equivalent impact in emissions of taking 6,300 cars off the road for a year

Rolls-Royce pledges £80m to develop aviation energy storage tech

Its energy storage systems are expected to enable aircrafts to undertake zero emission flights of more than 100 miles on a single charge

Boris Johnson flies to green G7 summit in private jet

The decision to take a 250-mile flight instead of more sustainable forms of transport has drawn widespread criticism on social media platforms

UK’s private jets ’emit more CO2 than 20 other European nations combined’

A new study estimates 60% of the most polluting private aviation routes in Europe either arrive in or depart from London

New Sustainable Skies Act to promote transition to greener aviation fuel

It would establish a blender’s tax credit for SAF, which is expected to spur the production of SAF and help the US airline industry to reach its goal of eliminating net carbon emissions by 2050

Total begins producing sustainable aviation fuel in France

The biojet fuel, made from used cooking oil, will be delivered to French airports starting in April 2021

Rolls-Royce starts work on ‘world’s largest’ aerospace engine for more efficient flights

The technology is designed to offer a 25% fuel efficiency improvement compared with the company’s first-generation engine

Europe’s aviation sector sets out plan to become net zero by 2050

The new initiative is led by five major European aviation associations