Aim for 1 Billion Passengers to Fly on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Flights by 2025

The International Air transport Association (IATA) set out an aim for one billion passengers to fly on flights powered by a mix of jet fuel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2025. This aspiration was identified on the tenth anniversary of the first flight to blend sustainable aviation fuel and ordinary jet fuel. On 24 February 2008, a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 flew from London to Amsterdam with sustainable aviation fuel in one of its engines. The flight demonstrated the viability of drop-in biofuels, which can be blended with traditional jet fuel, using existing airport infrastructure. A flight completely powered … Continue reading Aim for 1 Billion Passengers to Fly on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Flights by 2025

AIR SEYCHELLES AND STB RENEW MARKETING PARTNERSHIP FOR 2018

Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend their partnership into 2018. The agreement will see the national carrier and tourism board work closely together through joint marketing initiatives, presentations at tourism events and workshops to promote inbound tourism to the archipelago. Both entities will focus on building a strong regional marketing approach in order to effectively market the airline’s Indian Ocean network and domestic flight offering, including scheduled and charter interisland services, as well as scenic bird’s-eye flights over Mahé. Remco Althuis, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles, said: “As … Continue reading AIR SEYCHELLES AND STB RENEW MARKETING PARTNERSHIP FOR 2018