#Jet Fuel

EasyJet flies out of Gatwick Airport on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

A total of 42 easyJet flights operating from Gatwick Airport are to be powered by a 30 percent Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel blend. For the first time a departing flight at Gatwick has used sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Q8Aviation has delivered the first supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation...
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E-Jet: The New Sustainable Aviation Fuel Made From CO2

Carbon transformation company Twelve announced Tuesday it had produced its first batch of E-Jet fuel in collaboration with the US Air Force. The fuel is achieved through CO2 electrolysis and introduces a scaleable fossil-free drop-in alternative with up to 90% fewer emissions throughout its lifecycle compared to conventional jet fuel. In true circularity, the CO2 used for the process is captured straight from the air.
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Rolls-Royce Flies A Trent 1000 Engine On 100% Sustainable Fuel

Rolls-Royce’s Boeing 747 engine testbed was recently spotted with anything but a Boeing 747 engine under its wing. The aircraft carried a Trent 1000 engine, demonstrating that it could run the model on a blend of 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAFs). While aviation only accounts for 2-3% of global CO2...
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Kerosene Storage Treatment: What you need to know

Petroleum-derived kerosene, also known as lamp oil, is widely used as a fuel for military equipment, aviation, as well as household items. Although many people use electricity or gas, kerosene is a cheaper and longer-lasting substitute for these fuels. Storing it is more than handy in times of need, but you need to know how to store it properly. In the U.S. many jurisdictions require kerosene storage in blue safety cans to be able to differentiate it from other types of fuel.

Is the first fossil-free jet fuel made from CO2 viable? The US Air Force thinks so

Berkeley, California-based carbon transformation company Twelve and Tulsa-based Emerging Fuels Technology (EFT) today announced that they have produced the first fossil-free jet fuel from carbon dioxide using an electrochemical process. The project received funding from the US Air Force. The new biofuel, which is called E-Jet, can be used by...
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Kadena AB's 909th ARS conducts aerial refueling

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kalif Richardson, 909th Air Refueling Squadron in-flight refueling specialist, communicates with the receiving aircraft during aerial refueling over the Pacific Ocean Oct. 14, 2021. Also known as boom operators, in-flight refueling specialists transfer thousands of gallons of jet fuel into airborne aircraft.

Introducing Sustainable Aviation Fuel means Gatwick Airport can strike the balance of creating jobs and not causing 'undue damage to the environment at the same time', says MP

On Tuesday, the first ever flight using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) departed form the North Terminal to Glasgow. SAF was introduced for the first time at Gatwick through a collaboration between Q8Aviation, easyJet, Gatwick Airport Ltd and Neste. Neste’s market-leading sustainable aviation fuel, which is fully certified, is produced from...

Future fuels policy is good for climate and agriculture

When I talk with farmers, I hear about the weather. I hear about extremes. This summer, the problem was extreme drought. Just last year, the problem was extreme rain. Climate change is leading to extreme weather and extreme swings in the weather. Those with livelihoods tied to the land are...

Increase in fuel price threatens the industry’s recovery

An oil and gas price surge, may make holiday makers reconsider their travel plans over the festive season, as a sharp increase in the fuel prices threatens the airline industry’s slow recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. The Price for Oil. Oil prices have risen to their highest levels in seven...

Scientists Say We Can Reduce Emissions by 68%. With Plant-Based Jet Fuel?

The aviation industry accounts for approximately 2 percent of all global carbon emissions, prompting scientists to increasingly look for sustainable alternatives. One of the latest attempts comes from researchers at the University of Georgia who developed a fuel using a type of mustard plant. The new fuel has the capacity to reduce carbon emissions by up to 68 percent, a press statement reveals.

U.S. refiners set for higher earnings on fuel demand strength

Oct 18 (Reuters) - U.S. refiners are expected to show higher earnings for the third quarter as margins to sell gasoline and diesel have improved despite the surging cost of crude oil, analysts said. After more than a year of depressed fuel demand, gasoline and distillate consumption is back in...

Sky High Prices! Petrol, Diesel Cost 30% More Than Jet Fuel

The fourth straight day for the rise of 35 paise per litre sent the petrol and diesel prices skyrocketing! Now, auto fuels cost 30 per cent more than aviation turbine fuel. The petrol prices in the national capital touched a record high of ₹105.84 and ₹111.77 per litre in Mumbai. Diesel prices in Delhi touched ₹94.57 per litre and ₹102.52 in Mumbai.

Widebody Adventures: Could The A340 Find A New Home In Antarctica?

Between the months of November and January, White Desert operates luxury expeditions to Antarctica. Yesterday, we shared details on why the Gulfstream 550 is an excellent tool for the British company’s tours to the largest desert in the world. However, the Airbus A340 could soon be an addition to the operator’s services.

Asian jet fuel margins climb near 21-month highs as govts lift border curbs

SINGAPORE (Oct 18): Asian refining margins for jet fuel have climbed in October to their highest levels since January 2020 as air travel demand recovers in Asia, according to analysts and data on Refinitiv Eikon. Jet refining margins have also surged in Europe to their highest since the first quarter...

Weaker won, rising fuel price knock airlines' confidence in recovery

Incheon International Airport’s fuel storage tanks are seen Monday, with a Korean Air plane in the background. (Yonhap)Rising fuel prices and a weak local currency are dampening the mood for South Korea’s aviation industry, which has pinned hopes for recovery on travel bubbles and the easing of social distancing rules.