July 30, 2015

SkyNRG develop sustainable jet fuel in Sweden

Amsterdam - Things are coming together for sustainable jet fuel in Sweden; co-funding mechanisms, political buy-in, development of regional supply chains, engagement of key stakeholders in the aviation sector and even involvement of single end-users.

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July 21, 2015

Lufthansa Group publishes its 21st Sustainability Report

In order to make travelling an even more efficient, sustainable and attractive experience for its passengers, the Lufthansa Group is increasing its focus on networked innovation management and invests 500 million euros in innovations by 2020. The Group's Sustainability Report, "Balance", which was presented today, therefore places particularly high value on the topic of "Innovation - the key to a successful future". A special section of the report provides a detailed insight into the huge importance of innovation management at the world's largest aviation company. "Innovation and Digitalisation" is one of seven central fields of activity of the strategic work program "7to1 - Our way forward", which was launched by the Group in the year 2014.

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July 16, 2015

Barthle: Energy transition in the transport sector requires alternative aviation fuels

Berlin - Alternative aviation fuels could already partly replace fossil jet fuel. Their use would enable aviation, a sector that depends on liquid fuels, to actively contribute to the energy transition. However, this requires the construction of advanced bio refineries in Germany, which are lacking so far. This is the conclusion of a study by aireg that was commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and that the aireg board presented to Parliamentary State Secretary Norbert Barthle today.

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