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Sustainable Aviation Fuel

IAG reaches one-third of 2030 SAF target with major e-SAF deal with Twelve

International Airlines Group announced its largest SAF purchase agreement to date, with e-SAF producer Twelve, which will supply advanced e-SAF made from made from CO2, water and renewable energy. 

Biden administration (U.S.) says to finalize SAF climate model revisions within weeks

The Biden administration (U.S.) will finalize revisions to its climate model for SAF feedstocks in the coming weeks, a White House official said.

European airlines secure supplies of low-carbon jet fuel

European airlines are signing SAF deals needed to meet carbon-reduction targets set by the European Union.

Spain's Cepsa, Apical begin work on Southern Europe's biggest biofuels plant

Spain's Cepsa and Apical Group's Bio-Oils unit began building what will be Southern Europe's largest biofuels plant able to produce 500,000 metric tons of renewable diesel and SAF per year, the companies said.

Airbus and TotalEnergies sign strategic partnership for sustainable aviation fuels

Airbus and TotalEnergies have signed a strategic partnership to address the challenges of decarbonizing aviation through sustainable aviation fuels.

Technip Energies invests in the United Airlines Ventures Sustainable Flight Fund

This innovative fund is strategically designed to leverage cross-industry support, providing start-ups working on SAF research, production and technology, with both financial and strategic capital.

Asia's SAF projects and agreements

SAF, or alternative fuel made from renewable sources that are used to power aircraft, is crucial for the aviation sector to reach its goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, but its adoption remains in a nascent phase. Following is a look at other SAF projects and agreements in the Asia-Pacific region.

Singapore to impose green fuel levy on flights from 2026

Travelers will need to bear the cost of the transition towards green jet fuel, Singapore's transport minister said as he announced the city state's plans for a levy on flight ticket prices as the aviation industry seeks a viable funding model.

Aircastle announces investment commitment to SAF fund

Aircastle Limited announced that it has made an investment commitment to the United Airlines Ventures' Sustainable Flight Fund.

Natixis joins United Airlines as corporate partner with investments in expansion of SAF

Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking announced its investment in the United Airlines Ventures Sustainable Flight Fund - the first of its kind venture fund focused on funding startups dedicated to scaleup of SAF production through advancing technology and sustainable feedstock development