(20 June 2022, 10:33 +07)
Qantas and Airbus have signed an settlement to
make investments up to US$200 million in accelerating the institution of a
sustainable aviation gas (SAF) trade in Australia.
The Australian Sustainable Aviation Fuel
Partnership was signed on Sunday, forward of the IATA AGM in Doha, by Qantas
Group CEO Alan Joyce and Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury.
Due to the shortage of a neighborhood commercial-scale SAF
trade, Australia is at the moment exporting hundreds of thousands of tonnes of
feedstock yearly, corresponding to canola and animal tallow to be made
into SAF in different nations.
The Qantas Group, which has dedicated to utilizing 10
per cent SAF in its general gas combine by 2030, is sourcing SAF
abroad, together with 15 % of its gas use out of London
at the moment and 20 million litres every year for flights from Los
Angeles and San Francisco to Australia from 2025.