Southwest Airlines announces sustainable fuel deal


Southwest Airlines has reached an agreement with the fuel technology firm Velocys to buy 219 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel over 15 years. The fuel is to be produced at a new refinery in Louisiana that will use waste from the lumber and paper industries as feedstock and employ carbon capture technology, allowing "the commercial-scale production of SAF with an extremely negative carbon intensity."

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