First CO2-neutral freight flight flies in - Plataforma Media

First CO2-neutral freight flight flies in

The world’s first CO2-neutral freighter has landed at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport from Frankfurt in Germany, joining the green revolution in the global aviation sector.

Lufthansa Cargo’s operated Flight LH8406 using sustainable aviation fuel for its Boeing 777F cargo aircraft on both legs of the flight.

The fuel is synthetic kerosene currently produced mainly from biomass, such as sustainable or recyclable vegetable and cooking oils.

“Compared to fossil fuels, the sustainable fuel reduces CO2 emissions by up to 80 percent,” Janet Mi, chief China representative of Lufthansa Cargo, told a press conference in Shanghai on Wednesday.

Read more in Shanghai Daily

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