- Both companies will drive the development and production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) from circular raw materials, in addition to other energy alternatives such as green hydrogen and electrification
- This is a new partnership between Cepsa and a major airline as part of the company’s steadfast commitment to SAF. The energy company's objective is to lead the production of these sustainable fuels by 2030, with an annual production of 800,000 tons
- IAG, the parent company of Vueling, was the first airline group in Europe to make a commitment to operate 10% of its flights with SAF by 2030
- Sustainable fuels reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80% compared to traditional options
These fuels will be produced from circular raw materials that do not compete with food resources, such as used cooking oils, non-food animal waste or biodegradable waste from various industries, and will make it possible to reduce aircraft emissions by up to 80% compared to conventional kerosene.
The partnership will also work on the development of new energy alternatives such as renewable hydrogen and the electrification of Vueling’s ground fleets, which include supply vehicles, baggage loading and unloading operations and aircraft assistance.
During the signing event of this new sustainable aviation partnership in Barcelona, Carlos Barrasa, our Director of Commercial & Clean Energies, said: