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STORIES Jun 02, 2023 Exclusive: Interview with Scott Lewis, President of World Energy Supply Zero I had the chance to sit down and speak with Scott Lewis, the President of WE Supply Zero about the work that World Energy does and the company's plans for the future. World Energy is a 25-year-old company that started in renewable fuels in the late 1990s. The company originally started producing biodiesel and later moved to renewable diesel. Read More →
NEWS May 31, 2023 Qatar Airways Partners with Shell for SAF Supply at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport For the fiscal year 2023-2024, Qatar Airways has committed to uplift a minimum of 5 percent of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to meet its jet fuel requirements in Amsterdam. Read More →
NEWS May 30, 2023 Qantas to Establish AU$400 Million Climate Fund Qantas will establish an AU$400 million climate fund that will help the airline meet its net zero targets. The Qantas Climate Fund includes creating a SAF industry within Australia. Read More →
NEWS May 25, 2023 Aircraft Affected After Mt. Etna Erupts Beside Italian Airport In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 21, the tallest volcano in Europe, Mount Etna, began to erupt. The eruption, which was the most active in 30 years, spewed hundreds of tons of volcanic ash into the atmosphere above Sicily. This prompted¬† ENAC, the Italian aviation authority, to decide to close most of the airspace above Sicily due to the threat that volcanic ash poses to aviation. Read More →
NEWS May 24, 2023 easyJet Opens New Base at Birmingham Airport for 2024 easyJet, the low-cost European Airline which has two different branches, has now set up a new branch and expanded its bases to now include UK Midlands airport, Birmingham (BHX). This comes as the airport takes advantage of new technologies in lowering airport security restrictions. Read More →
NEWS May 16, 2023 UK and US to Strengthen Cooperation in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Development The UK Minister of Transport is meeting with his US counterpart at a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) summit in Detroit to discuss bilateral cooperation on SAF. Read More →
NEWS May 16, 2023 Aviation Hubs in The UAE and Saudi Arabia to Fuel Recovery of Middle Eastern Aviation Market Aviation hubs in the UAE and Saudi Arabia are expected to play a major role in the Middle East reaching pre-pandemic levels of passenger traffic. Airports in cities such as Dubai and Riyadh have been seeing strong results in recent months. Read More →
NEWS May 11, 2023 Rwanda is Constructing a New $2 Billion Airport in Kigali Rwanda has started construction on a $2 billion airport near Kigali that could transform the country into a regional economic hub. Rwanda wants to compete against the likes of South Africa and Kenya to became a center for aviation and international trade. Read More →
NEWS May 11, 2023 Sustainable Aviation: California and Washington's Governors Highlight Progress So Far California and Washington's Governors highlighted their states progress on sustainable aviation. California Governor Gavin Newsom visited an SAF production facility near Los Angeles while Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill on sustainable aviation. Read More →
NEWS May 09, 2023 Delta Introduces Electric Ground Vehicles at Two Hubs, Furthers Commitment to Sustainable Future One of the overlooked parts of commercial aviation is the ground operation airlines must coordinate while aircraft are on the ramp. From loading bags to fueling aircraft, ramp agents use a wide variety of vehicles to assist them with such tasks. These ground service vehicles have traditionally been powered by fossil fuels. Delta Airlines, however, is beginning to replace them with more environmentally sustainable alternates. Read More →