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Synthetic Kerosene – KLM Makes First Commercial Flight

Synthetic Kerosene – KLM Makes First Commercial Flight

Last week KLM announced that they performed the world’s first commercial flight using synthetic kerosene. The flight actually happened earlier. KLM flew a Boeing 737-800 from Amsterdam to Madrid in January, that included synthetic kerosene. Specifically, the aircraft...
Japan Airlines SAF – Making Fuel From Old Clothing?

Japan Airlines SAF – Making Fuel From Old Clothing?

Japan Airlines announced the completion of a flight that used Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) made wholly in Japan. From old clothes and fabrics. Seriously! Japan Airlines (JAL) was an early proponent of SAF, emphasizing its environmental identity. They made the first...
Airbus – Hydrogen Plans Still On, For Future Aircraft

Airbus – Hydrogen Plans Still On, For Future Aircraft

Airbus reiterated its commitment on its plans for hydrogen-powered future aircraft. This comes after Boeing chose a different strategy. It seems that Boeing’s plans and statements about hydrogen versus sustainable aviation fuel, struck a nerve with Airbus. First, on...
Hydrogen – Boeing Has No Plans To Use It (Any More)

Hydrogen – Boeing Has No Plans To Use It (Any More)

In a recent press event, Boeing confirmed that it has no plans to pursue hydrogen propulsion for its future aircraft. But this wasn’t always the case. We recently saw that the manufacturer committed to getting its aircraft to be compatible with 100% sustainable fuels...