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In Charts: Can SAF decarbonise aviation?

Virgin Atlantic first transatlantic flight with SAF
The Virgin Atlantic flight on November 28 was the first transatlantic flight to be powered by 100 per cent sustainable aviation fuel made from used cooking oil (Photo: Peter Nicholls/Reuters)

The aviation industry is pushing ‘sustainable aviation fuels’, but decarbonising air travel won’t come cheap

“Today’s flight shows the future of flying,” the UK government said in a statement announcing the first transatlantic flight to be powered by 100 per cent sustainable aviation fuel on November 28. 

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