JetBlue has reached an settlement with bioenergy developer SG Preston to ship a minimum of 670 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation gas for its operations on the three New York-area airports over a 10-year interval, the service introduced.
The settlement, with which JetBlue expects gas supply will begin in 2023, will convert 30 % of JetBlue’s gas buy throughout John F. Kennedy Worldwide, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports to sustainable gas, in keeping with the service. Ought to supply begin in 2023, JetBlue would hit almost 8 % sustainable aviation gas utilization by the tip of that yr, “placing us effectively forward of tempo in reaching our aim of 10 % SAF utilization by 2030,” in keeping with JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes.
Utilizing the gas will minimize about 1.5 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions over the 10-year interval, in keeping with JetBlue.
SG Preston is creating a facility within the Northeastern United States to develop gas at a big scale out of waste fat, oils, greases and non-food oilseeds. JetBlue plans to take a position greater than $1 billion in buying gas over the lifetime of the settlement.
JetBlue beforehand has introduced agreements with World Vitality and World Gas Companies for sustainable aviation gas for flights out of Los Angeles and with Neste for sustainable aviation gas for flights out of San Francisco.