Biggin Hill adds Air bp’s SAF to fuel options
London Biggin Hill Airport, UK is expanding its fuel services with the addition of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), supplied by Air bp.
The dedicated business aviation airport will be the first in London to offer Air bp’s low carbon renewable fuel which is produced from waste and residue products. The fuel comprises of a blend of just over one third SAF and two thirds traditional jet fuel.
Stephen Elsworthy, manager of fuel services at the London airport, said: “At Biggin Hill we are fully committed to providing tangible, immediately available solutions to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of our operations and protect the environment.
The introduction of SAF is a “major step” towards becoming a carbon neutral airport by 2029, added Elsworthy.
Andreea Moyes, sustainability director, Air bp, said: “We are delighted to extend our collaboration by supplying SAF to London Biggin Hill Airport, which is such an important business aviation airport for London-bound owners and operators. This delivery demonstrates the airport’s willingness to invest in SAF which we believe is one of the aviation industry’s key routes to reducing carbon emissions. We anticipate that it will prove very popular with customers.”