Fly from Paris and London guilt-free with sustainable fuel on Emirates flights

Fly from Paris and London guilt-free with sustainable fuel on Emirates flights

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SAF and biofuels for emirates

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Emirates, the official nationwide airline of the United Arab Emirates, has begun using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) as part of its fuel agreement with Neste, Singapore on flights departing from Singapore Changi Airport, marking its first funding in SAF investments Asia. Approximately 807,000 gallons of blended SAF have been built-in into the fuelling system of Changi airport over the course of the previous couple of weeks.

Neste is a Finnish firm however its Singapore refinery, with 300 staff, began its SAF operations in 2010 producing solely renewable merchandise.

“Emirates’ funding into Neste-produced SAF in Singapore marks a primary step ahead in our SAF adoption in Asia, a area that’s primed to change into a number one provider of SAF, which continues to be briefly provide,” mentioned Adel Al Redha, Deputy President and Chief Operations Officer, from Emirates.

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Emirates is monitoring the supply of SAF into the fuelling programs, accounting for and assigning its environmental advantages by broadly used and accepted trade methodologies. Earlier this 12 months, the airline intently collaborated with Neste for the provision of two.6 million litres of neat SAF within the fuelling programs of Amsterdam Schiphol airport.

The SAF being supplied by Neste is produced from sustainably sourced and 100% renewable waste in addition to residue uncooked supplies, together with used cooking oil and animal fats waste. SAF used as a part of this settlement might be safely utilized in current Emirates plane and airport fuelling infrastructure, and in neat type reduces lifecycle carbon emissions (CO2) by as much as 80%* in comparison with utilizing typical jet gas.

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Emirates presently operates flights from Amsterdam, London Heathrow, Paris, Lyon and Oslo with SAF. The airline additionally built-in SAF into the fuelling programs at its Dubai hub late final 12 months.

In 2023, Emirates was additionally the primary airline on the earth to function two landmark demonstration flights from Dubai on the Boeing 777 and A380 with 100% SAF in a single engine in partnership with Neste and different dedicated companions, supporting future certification the place 100% drop in SAF is authorised for industrial airline operations.

Currently, SAF is authorised to be used in all plane, however solely in blends of as much as 50% with typical jet gas.

More on SAFs here.