Vietnam Airlines refuels with SAF blend at Changi Airport


Vietnam Airlines refuelled its Airbus A321 with bended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Changi Airport Singapore for its return flight to Hanoi, Vietnam on May 27 with the fuel provided by Neste.

“Vietnam Airlines believes that the use of SAF will help create a more sustainable future for the aviation industry, providing passengers with both excellent service quality and environmental friendliness,” said Nguyen Chien Thang, executive vice president, Vietnam Airlines.

“We are collaborating with our partners in the supply chain to expand the use of SAF in the future, thereby contributing to the successful achievement of goals related to net-zero emissions and climate change prevention,” added Thang.

With the use of blended SAF, Vietnam Airlines became first airline from Vietnam to use SAF on commercial passenger flights.

“We are excited that Vietnam Airlines chose our Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel for its first flight with SAF,” said Carrie Song, senior vice president commercial renewable business, Neste.

“As the world’s leading producer of SAF, Neste is fully committed to supporting customers such as Vietnam Airlines on their decarbonization journey, and we look forward to expanding our cooperation.”