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Ready For Take Off - How Sustainable Aviation Fuel Will Propel Airlines to Net Zero

Ready For Take Off - How Sustainable Aviation Fuel Will Propel Airlines to Net Zero

November 2021

In this article, we describe the key strategies outlined by the airline industry to reduce carbon emissions. We take a detailed look at sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), the technology slated to do much of the heavy lifting for airlines over the coming decades and the subject of recently announced tax incentives by the Biden Administration. We describe the regulatory changes and policy incentives implemented or under consideration in key jurisdictions. And of course, we consider the ramifications of the decarbonisation of the aviation industry for infrastructure investors.

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