Fuelling Aviation with Green Technology
ICAO Environment Seminar: Fuelling Aviation with Green Technology was held on 9 - 10 September 2014 in Montreal. This Seminar provided an opportunity to gain knowledge and share information on the latest and most innovative technologies for use in the reduction of aviation emissions. Additionally, the Seminar considered the main outcomes of the 38th Session of the ICAO Assembly relating to environment and will serve as the basis for the Organization's contribution to the 2014 UN Summit on Climate Change.
Sustainable Aviation Fuels Forum
Mrs. Isabel Maestre, head of the Spanish Air Safety Agency (AESA), inaugurated the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Forum (SAFF), in the framework of the inter-ministerial cooperation (involving the Ministries of Agriculture and Industry) towards the Spanish Initiative of Bio-kerosene production and consumption for aviation (Bioqueroseno.es). The event took place from 20 to the 22nd of October and it brought together stakeholders to share experiences and views, to exchange best practices, to evaluate emerging issues and to jointly elaborate recommendations towards the successful future development of sustainable aviation fuels.
First international commercial flight completed
Amyris, an industrial bioscience company, partnered with Brazilian airline GOL, has completed the industry's first commercial flight with farnesane the recently approved renewable jet fuel. The first flight departed from Orlando and traveled to Sao Paulo. The approved renewable jet fuel is drop-in and can be blended directly with petroleum jet fuel without any changes to airplanes, engines or fueling infrastructure. Amyris will begin to quantitatively measure the positive impact to GHG emissions and air quality with every flight using the renewable jet fuel.
% change vs. 1 year
EUAs spot Close: 6.32
EUAs spot Var: 2.10%
CERs spot Close: 0.10
CERs spot Var: 11.11%
October 28th 2014