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Wider Adoption of Cleaner Jet Fuel Blends by Operators Will Spur Production and Increase Availability

Business aviation has always embraced technological innovation, from winglets, advanced aerodynamics and fuel-sipping engines to advanced avionics. The industry also has also long been dedicated to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from aircraft, with a proven record of advances in carbon reduction. This commitment to further CO2 reductions was codified in 2009 with the Business Aviation Commitment on Climate Change and a pledge to a 2% improvement in efficiency per year from 2010 until 2020, with carbon-neutral growth from 2020 onward and a 50% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. One of the most promising avenues for reaching those goals with today’s fleet of business aircraft is through the use of sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF). READ MORE (NBAA)