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CAA approves Virgin Atlantic’s pioneering transatlantic flight on sustainable fuels

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has granted Virgin Atlantic a permit for an unprecedented transatlantic flight powered solely by sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). The CAA revealed the authorisation for the forthcoming flight from London to New York, scheduled for November 28, after successful technical assessments of the British airline’s proposal, supported by a consortium […]

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Virgin Atlantic will fly the first transatlantic flight with 100% SAF today

Virgin Atlantic consortium sets date for first 100% SAF transatlantic flight

In conjunction with Virgin Atlantic, Rolls-Royce has announced that November 28, 2023, has been set as the date for the first-ever transatlantic flight using a 100% blend of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), subject to additional regulatory approval. The aircraft in question will be a Boeing 787 with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines and the flight will

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