Sustainable aviation fuel: Working towards a greener future

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Global warming and research into sustainable fuels are key talking points for the aviation industry, which frequently comes under fire for its pollution contributions. To combat aviation pollution, Munich Airport has recently announced that green kerosene will be available to refuel aircraft at the airport from June. We speak to the airport to discuss the benefits of this fuel use within the industry.

Governments, industry bodies and environmental activists are increasingly discussing the growing concern of global warming, reduced availability of fossil fuels and the impact that travel is having on the environment. Many feel that more needs to be done within the aviation industry to mitigate its environmental impact.

According to data provided by Air Transport Action Group, worldwide flights produced 915 million tonnes of CO2 in 2019 with the global aviation industry being responsible for 12% of CO2 emissions.

+INFO: Airport Technology

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