AOA responds to sustainable aviation fuels announcement

Commenting on the government’s announcement of a consultation on a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) mandate, Airport Operators Association Chief Executive Karen Dee said:

“It is welcome news that the government is consulting on its proposals on a SAF mandate, as well as opening the second round of the advanced fuels fund. SAF represents a huge opportunity for the UK to be a world leader, employing thousands of people in clean, green jobs, while playing a key role in decarbonising aviation, a vital component of the global economy.

“We will continue to work closely with government to develop the investment framework for SAF, including a ‘contracts for difference’ style system that will provide the certainty investors need to bring capital forward. This will enable the UK to produce SAF at scale, to increase our energy security and protect and grow our economy.”