Lufthansa Innovation Hub launches ‘Compensaid’ CO2 offsetting platform using synthetic fuels

    Lufthansa Group announced (19-Aug-2019) Lufthansa Innovation Hub launched its new ‘Compensaid’ sustainability platform, allowing the possibility for travellers to offset individual carbon footprints using sustainable aviation fuel. Passengers can replace fossil aviation fuels one-to-one with synthetic fuels. The platform calculates the market-based surcharge in comparison to fossil kerosene, with travellers willing to pay this surcharge able to use it to cover individual kerosene consumption with synthetic fuels and reduce up to 80% of their CO2 emissions. Passengers can alternatively support reforestation projects through the Compensaid platform. Compensaid also provides a transparent overview of an individual’s travel history, route efficiency and associated CO2 emissions across all airlines. [more – original PR]