Sunday, June 23, 2024

Neste supplies 3 million gallons of sustainable fuel to Emirates Airlines


Emirates Airlines announced yesterday that it is expanding its partnership with Neste, strengthening the partnership to supply the carrier with more than three million gallons of sustainable jet fuel blends between 2024 and 2025.

Standard fuel (SAF), blended with conventional aviation fuel, will be available for the carrier’s flights departing from Amsterdam Schiphol and Singapore Changi International Airport throughout 2024 and 2025, Emirates Airlines said in a statement.

He pointed out that its expanded partnership with Neste has so far provided the largest volume of sustainable jet fuel to a carrier in the Middle East and Africa. 30% with conventional jet fuel.

By the end of this year, Emirates Airlines will be loading sustainable jet fuel from its hub in Dubai for the first time.

Compared to using conventional jet fuel, sustainable jet fuel reduces carbon emissions from airplanes by up to 80%.

Emirates Airlines President Tim Clark said, “The announcement of the partnership expansion with Neste represents a milestone in the history of Emirates Airlines and accelerates the procurement of sustainable jet fuel for our operations. It comes within a number of initiatives we are taking, focusing on reducing carbon emissions. These include operating more efficient aircraft, Starting in 2024, we will continue to update our aircraft and increase fuel efficiency in our operations.

For his part, Alexander Khyber, vice president of Europe, Middle East and Africa at Neste, said: “We are proud to extend the current collaboration with Emirates Airlines beyond 2024. Fuel, and support (Emirates Airlines) commitment.” “By reducing emissions by providing sustainable aviation fuel.”

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First flight

Earlier this year, Emirates Airlines, in partnership with Neste, succeeded in operating the first test flight in the region using 100% sustainable fuel in one of the two engines of a Boeing 777 aircraft, and the carrier’s first flight was conducted using a mixture of sustainable fuel with conventional jet fuel. In 2017, a Boeing 777 from Chicago In parallel, Emirates Airlines increased the proportion of standard fuel for flights from Stockholm, and currently operates flights from Paris, Lyon and Oslo using a mixture of two. Categories.

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