Virgin Australia Group leads initiative to supply sustainable aviation fuel at Brisbane Airport

    Virgin Australia Group announced (03-Oct-2017) a new initiative to use and produce sustainable aviation fuel at Brisbane Airport. The initiative will include US based renewable fuel and chemical producer Gevo Inc supply sustainable aviation fuel, or biojet, to the fuel supply infrastructure at Brisbane Airport. Virgin Australia Group CEO John Borghetti said: “This initiative builds on Virgin Australia‘s commitment to be a leader in the commercialisation of the sustainable aviation fuel industry in Australia”. Brisbane Airport Corporation Acting CEO Stephen Goodwin said the initiative was clearly aligned with the airport’s strategy to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions produced as a result of airport operations. [more – original PR]