United Airlines unveils plan to invest in Next Renewable Fuels

The latter company’s flagship biorefinery is expected to produce up to 50,000 barrels per day of sustainable aviation fuel, renewable diesel and other renewable fuels

United Airlines invests $15m in electric flying taxis manufacturer

The agreement includes a conditional purchase agreement for 200 four-seat electric aircrafts plus 200 options, with first deliveries expected in 2026

United buys 300m gallons of SAF and adds plant-based menu

The airline has committed to net zero by 2050

New project starts turning CO2 into SAF

United Airlines has invested in a Houston-based company to bring this technology to market

United flies 100 passengers with SAF in ‘first for industry’

The airline flew the passengers from Chicago to Washington using 100% SAF in one of the engines

United Airlines to purchase 100 electric planes from Sweden’s Heart Aerospace

The Swedish start-up is developing a 19-seat electric plane that has the potential to fly customers up to 250 miles and could take flight as early as 2026

United Airlines launches venture fund focused on sustainability and travel tech

It will invest in emerging companies that have the potential to ‘influence the future of travel’, with a focus on decarbonising air travel and unlocking advancements in aircraft development and aerospace research

Net zero supersonic flights?

Holidaymakers could supposedly travel from San Francisco to Tokyo in only six hours using sustainable fuels