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Corporate passengers flying British Airways invited to pay for sustainable aviation fuel

September 7, 2021
By Canadian Biomass

A plan to encourage corporate customers to pay for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been introduced by British Airways.

A 2020 McKinsey report encouraged airlines to look into allowing corporations to purchase SAF in an effort to reduce their carbon footprint in air travel. SAF payments will be offered to passengers in addition to options for investing in such projects as reforestation.

SAF is seen as an important means to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. British Airways says it will source sufficient SAF from BP Plc to power flights from London to Scotland’s two busiest airports during the upcoming COP26 climate summit slated for Glasgow.

The airline’s parent company, IAG SA, has made a commitment to power 10 per cent of its flights with SAF by 2030.


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