First net zero transatlantic flight to take off next year

First net zero transatlantic flight to take off next year

Saturday, 16 Dec, 2022 0

Virgin Atlantic will conduct the first ever net zero transatlantic flight In 2023.

It will take off from the UK next year in a Dreamliner jet using only sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

It will fly from London Heathrow to New York JFK.

The net zero transatlantic flight will use 100% SAF, combined with carbon removal through biochar credits.

Neat SAF can cut carbon emissions by over 70% compared to conventional jet fuel.

The SAF is made primarily from waste oils and fats, such as used cooking oil.

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Learn more about :   Virgin Atlantic ( United Kingdom )  


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