British Airways pledges to green all its COP26 flights

All the airline’s flights between London, Glasgow and Edinburgh during the COP26 will run on a SAF that is claimed to have up to 80% lower carbon footprint compared to traditional jet fuel

Sustainable aviation fuel tech gets £15m funding

This funding is part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan and could see up to a 70% reduction in emissions compared with fossil fuels

‘First’ net zero charter flights take off

The planes travelled from Stuttgart to Atlanta, powered by sustainable fuel

Government pours £3m into jet zero infrastructure

The funding will support the development of infrastructure required to support electric and hydrogen aircraft such as charge points for planes

British Airways invests in ZeroAvia to propel hydrogen-powered flights

The hydrogen plane startup raised $24.3 million in a third funding round to develop a regional zero-emissions aircraft

Is British Airways the ‘second biggest’ airline polluter in Europe?

A new report estimates the company’s emissions are similar to those from all the vans on the UK’s streets

British Airways announces immediate retirement of entire 747 fleet

The airline giant says it is unlikely the ‘queen of the skies’ will ever operate commercial services and says it plans to replace it with more modern and fuel-efficient aircrafts

Sustainable aviation fuel firm Velocys secures million-pound funding

The money will help develop a facility aiming to convert hundreds of thousands tonnes of residual waste into sustainable aviation fuel annually

BA vows to ditch 250 million in-flight plastic items this year

The airline has pledged to get rid of 700 tonnes of single-use plastic from flights by the end of 2020

Whistleblower claims British Airways guilty of ‘fuel tankering’ practice

Fuel tankering involves adding extra fuel to planes to save on refuelling costs, resulting in increased weight and higher emissions