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

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

Sydney Airport sets course for net zero by 2030

It has pledged to switch to 100% renewable energy and transition to zero-emission fleets

ANA commits to achieving net zero emissions by 2050

The airline has set to accomplish this by increasing its use of sustainable fuels, developing engines with higher fuel efficiency and offsetting

Shell invests in US sustainable aviation fuel start-up LanzaJet

The investment comes as the company continues its work to develop the first Alcohol-to-Jet facility of its kind, a commercial-scale plant with 10m gallons per year capacity

JetBlue commits to achieving net zero emissions by 2040

The airline has set environmental targets and aims to reduce its direct emissions using sustainable fuels, recyclable plastics and the introduction of more electric service vehicles

Major US airlines soar towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Airlines for America members plan to work with the government and other stakeholders towards a rapid expansion of the production and deployment of commercially viable sustainable aviation fuel

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

Aviation leaders launch 100% sustainable fuel emissions study on passenger aircraft

The findings of the study will support efforts currently underway at Airbus and Rolls-Royce to ensure the aviation sector is ready for large-scale use of SAF as part of a wider initiative to decarbonise the industry

‘For jet zero, we need to look at climate-neutrality rather than just carbon-neutrality’

That’s the suggestion from Assistant Professor at Delft University of Technology Roelof Vos who spoke to FNZ about a jet designed to save 20% on both fuel and emissions due to its V-shape