Tag: jet fuel

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:23

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on its joint sustainable fuel initiative. The ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 21:31

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the most eco-friendly commercial flight of its kind in the history ... Read More

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 17:49

Finland’s incoming government has today introduced its Government Program which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral Finland in 2035. As part of reducing transport-related emissions, the ... Read More

Airbus delivers first highly efficient A330neo to Delta Air Line

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 09:07

Delta Air Lines took delivery of its first A330-900, one of 35 A330neos the Atlanta, Georgia-based airline has on order. With new fuel-efficient engines, aerodynamic improvements, and the advanced Airspace ... Read More

United Airlines expands its commitment to biofuel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 17:49

United Airlines today further strengthened its emerging reputation as the world's most environmentally conscious airline by renewing its contract with Boston-based World Energy, agreeing to purchase up to 10 million ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and by the FAA (Federal Aviation ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 18:45

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its adoption with operators and aircraft manufacturers. The European Business Aviation ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 10:00

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination is perfect for any airlines wanting to partner with us", ... Read More

Neste and Air BP ready to deliver sustainable aviation fuel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:17

Neste, a products producer from wastes and residues, and Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, have entered into an agreement to deliver sustainable aviation fuel to ... Read More

First sale reinforces Gulfstream’s commitment to sustainable alternative jet fuel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 19:07

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its first sale of sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to a Gulfstream operator. The customer, a U.S.-based multinational corporation, purchased 20,000 pounds of SAJF from ... Read More

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 19:10

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, a proposal for decarbonizing aviation in Sweden was announced today, on 4 March. The ... Read More

Air Astana reports $5.3 million net profit in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 19:05

Air Astana has declared unaudited net profit for 2018 of US$5.3m, driven by higher revenues and higher jet fuel costs. Total airline revenue rose by 10% to US$840.8 million. Capacity ... Read More

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

editor editor- February 5, 2019 02:05

A recent public debate of flight-related emissions has had an effect on Finnish consumers. Of all respondents, 50 percent said that they are aware of emissions resulting from air travel, ... Read More

Gulfstream G280 jet sets city-pair record on renewable fuel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 00:25

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability by using sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to power a record-breaking flight by its super-midsize Gulfstream G280 aircraft. The Savannah-to-Van Nuys, California, ... Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 06:30

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ahead of the $32.3 billion expected net profit in 2018 ... Read More

Rising jet fuel prices a major setback to African airlines

editor editor- June 8, 2012 06:13

(eTN) – Rising jet fuel prices are increasingly affecting profit margins of African airlines, while some airports lack modern and adequate handling facilities to meet standards to handle passenger a Read More

Airlines cutting routes, replacing aircraft and going high-tech to save money

editor editor- June 2, 2012 03:27

NEW YORK, NY - Few industries are hit as hard by high oil prices than the airlines, which can spend close to 40% of their budget on fuel. Read More

AFRAA launches joint fuel purchasing project

editor editor- January 13, 2012 09:09

(eTN) - Nine member airlines of the African Airline Association (AFRAA) in Nairobi will be joining hands under a project devised by AFRAA in an effort to seek lowering their ... Read More

Entebbe Airport runs out of jet fuel again

editor editor- November 30, 2011 08:13

ENTEBBE, Uganda - Entebbe International Airport has once again run out of jet fuel, causing airlines to implement emergency planning measures to find fuel en route to or from Uganda. Read More

US airline industry’s recovery threatened by a jump in jet fuel prices

editor editor- April 22, 2010 04:31

A jump in fuel prices poses one major obstacle for the U.S. airline industry's recovery, just as major carriers are starting to feel the benefits of tighter capacity and greater ... Read More

Alternative jet fuel process receives approval

editor editor- August 7, 2009 08:54

The final approval by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International) of the FT-SPK jet fuel blend will help pave the way for the approval of additional renewable ... Read More

AIA president states aproval of alternative jet fuel specification

editor editor- June 26, 2009 05:10

Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) president and CEO Marion Blakey is pleased that the fuels subcommittee of ASTM International approved a new specification for alternative jet fuel from the Fisch Read More

Study shows biofuels perform favorably as jet fuel

editor editor- June 18, 2009 05:48

Boeing and a team from across the aviation industry today released high-level elements of a study that shows that sustainable biofuels analyzed in a series of pioneering test flights performed ... Read More

ATA calls for staggered release of strategic petroleum reserve

editor editor- July 24, 2008 05:33

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the US airlines, today testified before the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Globa Read More

Lufthansa adjusts fuel surcharge

editor editor- July 23, 2008 06:06

In recent weeks, crude oil and kerosene prices have continued to rise. In response to this development, Lufthansa is adjusting its fuel surcharges on its flights. Read More