Los Angeles/Amsterdam/Florida, January 17, 2019 – World Energy, SkyNRG and AEG Fuels completed the delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Bombardier Business Aircraft. As a part of the OEM’s environmental leadership and commitment to industry objectives to reducing emissions, the SAF was used for a flight on a Challenger 350* jet flying from Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, Connecticut to the Business Jets Fuel Green event at the Van Nuys Airport in Van Nuys, California.
The SAF is sourced by SkyNRG from World Energy’s Paramount refinery in Los Angeles, California, currently the only SAF refinery worldwide, and delivered by AEG Fuels and SkyNRG. Bombardier’s Challenger 350* aircraftcompleted the successful biofuel-powered flight on January 16.
“World Energy is committed to empowering our commercial partners with the tools to effectively transition to cleaner energy,” said Bryan Sherbacow, CCO of World Energy. “Bombardier Business Aircraft and SkyNRG share our commitment to pioneering a path that significantly reduces greenhouse gas emission by utilizing sustainable aviation fuel.”
“AEG Fuels is committed to the development and adoption of environmentally friendly fuels and working with World Energy and SkyNRG to deliver SAF to Bombardier Business Aircraft takes us a step closer to growing sustainable aviation options. In 2019, AEG Fuels will remain at the forefront in the development of a rapidly growing renewable fuel business” shared Greg Cox, Executive VP of Business Aviation at AEG Fuels.
“We’re proud to supply sustainable aviation fuel for Bombardier Business Aircraft, jointly with World Energy and AEG Fuels. We hope that the Bombardier Business Aircraft flights on SAF are an inspiration for others in the industry and will be followed by a more structural use of SAF in business aviation.” said Eline Schapers, Head of Sales, Supply and Operations at SkyNRG.
The flight to the Business Jets Fuel Green Event follow regular successful SAF flights by Bombardier’s demonstration fleet both in the US and Europe.
SkyNRG is the global market leader for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), having supplied over 25 airlines on all continents. SkyNRG sources, blends and distributes SAF, guarantees sustainability throughout the supply chain and helps to co-fund any price premium versus conventional jet fuel. At the same time, SkyNRG focuses on developing regional supply chains that offer a real sustainable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. SkyNRG has its operations RSB certified and is structurally advised by an independent Sustainability Board in which WWF International, European Climate Foundation, Solidaridad Network and the University of Groningen hold a seat. www.skynrg.com
About AEG Fuels
With over 30 years of expertise, AEG offers single-supplier convenience as a marketer of aviation jet fuel and related services. AEG provides services to clients 24-hours a day and 365 days a year. The AEG network provides fueling capabilities at over 3,000 locations worldwide. Additionally, AEG Fuels has a broad range of customers that include passenger, commercial and cargo airlines, U.S. and foreign militaries, heads of state, royal flight departments, corporate and charter operators, FBOs and fuel resellers. With offices in Miami, Houston, Stateline, Toluca, West Sussex, Dubai, Singapore and Shanghai, AEG is able to liaise locally in markets with customers and suppliers to provide the highest degree of service. For more information visit www.aegfuels.com
About World Energy
Founded in 1998, World Energy is one of the longest serving suppliers of low-carbon solutions to the transportation fuel sector. With 7 operating facilities across North America, World Energy is a global leader in the refining of biomass-based diesel and the industry leader for renewable jet production.
About the Challenger 350* aircraft
Designed with a no-compromise approach, the Challenger 350* aircraft effortlessly blends powerful performance and sleek styling to deliver an unrivalled private jet experience like no other. Industry-leading connectivity, immersive sound and ergonomically-positioned touch screens are seamlessly integrated to create an intuitive and incomparable cabin experience. Paired with impressive high-performance attributes, the Challenger 350* aircraft is designed to access challenging airfields, climb faster, and cruise efficiently while providing a smooth ride. Standing the test of time, the Challenger 350* aircraft is the best-selling business jet platform of the last decade.
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