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Airlines Rush Toward Sustainable Fuel But Supplies Are Limited

Plant-based fuels are expensive and not entirely clean.

British Airways operated what was billed as a “carbon neutral” flight in September between London and Glasgow, with an Airbus A320neo powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

British Airways operated what was billed as a “carbon neutral” flight in September between London and Glasgow, with an Airbus A320neo powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

Source: British Airways

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Airlines rolled out a slew of sustainable fuel initiatives in the run-up to COP26, aiming to prove they’re serious about the fight against global warming.