Boeing Announces Partnership to Scale Sustainable Aviation Fuels Globally

July 15, 2021

Boeing Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Boeing has announced a key partnership that will see the advancement, scaling and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF).

Boeing will partner with SkyNRG, which has supplied over 30 airlines with SAF.

Boeing, SkyNRG and SkyNRG Americas will work together to accelerate SAF development globally, focusing on scaling production capacity, building awareness and engaging stakeholders throughout the value chain, including airlines, governments and environmental organizations.

"We are extremely proud to take the longstanding Boeing-SkyNRG relationship to this new level. We have always been strong collaborators and through this teaming effort, we're strengthening our relationship even further," said Maarten van Dijk, Managing Director of SkyNRG.

Boeing and its Partners are Fully Committed to a SAF Future

As a leader in the SAF industry, SkyNRG sources and supplies SAF, develops production capacity, advises on policy decisions, manages corporate SAF programs and takes the high road on sustainability.

SkyNRG Americas is a new company focused on growing SAF production in North America. Its first dedicated U.S. production facility for SAF will supply airports and airlines on the West Coast. Boeing's investment in the project includes the advance purchase of SAF from this facility for use in company flight tests and other operations.

"We are thrilled to be in this partnership with Boeing and grateful for their leadership by providing an advance payment for SAF from our first facility. With this teaming agreement, SkyNRG Americas will be able to accelerate our efforts to expand the SAF industry throughout North America," said John Plaza, CEO of SkyNRG Americas.

Boeing has previously stated that they are 'committed' to fly 100% on SAF by 2030.

[Source: Boeing]

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