June 18, 2018

Neste and DFW to drive sustainable aviation operations

Neste, the leading renewable products producer and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), a global leader in airport sustainability are collaborating in an effort to reduce air pollution, especially carbon dioxide emissions, from aircraft at DFW. Both parties share the view that environmental awareness is growing globally and actions to combat climate change are needed in aviation, the fastest growing means of transport in the world today.

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June 18, 2018

Funding for UK waste-to-jet fuel project

Development funding of £4.9m secured for next stage of UK waste-to-jet fuel project from industry partners and Department for Transport

Velocys plc (VLS.L), the renewable fuels company, is pleased to announce that £4.9m of funding has been secured to deliver the next development phase of the waste-to-sustainable jet fuel project that the Company is developing in the UK. As part of the funding package a grant of £434k has been secured from the Department for Transport (DfT) under the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C). The award of this grant, together with ongoing policy support provided by the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation, will help this innovative waste-to-fuels project bring jobs and clean growth to the UK. The project is being developed with the financial and technical support of Shell and British Airways.

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June 12, 2018

United Airlines first to Receive Green Hospitality Award

United achieves gold certification for its United Club lounge in Los Angeles, will work with Audubon International to ensure all airport lounges meet the organization's high standards

LOS ANGELES - United Airlines reached yet another milestone in its role as the world's most environmentally conscious airline by becoming the first carrier to achieve certification through the new Audubon International Green Hospitality Program for the airline's United Club location in Terminal 7 of Los Angeles International Airport. Audubon International awarded United its gold-level certification in recognition of the airport lounge's exemplary indoor air quality, innovative composting program and overall dedication to environmental stewardship.

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