Etihad Airways Targets Net Zero Carbon Emissions and Takes Delivery of Boeing 787 Greenliner

February 12, 2020 – Etihad Airways joins other airlines in committing to target zero net carbon emissions by 2050. The United Arab Emirates’ national airline plans to achieve its goal by optimizing fuel management, utilizing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), and purchasing carbon offsets. The airline has committed to the support of SAF made from Abu Dhabi’s municipal waste and developing and refining SAF in Abu Dhabi from saltwater-tolerant plants. In addition, Etihad had a new Boeing 787 ‘Greenliner’ delivered to Abu Dhabi from Charleston, South Carolina using a 30 percent SAF blend. The Dreamliner jet will be used to test various sustainability initiatives.

Read about Etihad’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions here and the Greenliner delivery here and here.

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