Subscribe Login
General Industry

Ryanair Announces SAF Deal

By Dave Simpson

According to a statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com, Ryanair and international integrated oil, gas and chemical company OMV have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to supply sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to Ryanair airports across Austria, Germany and Romania.

Details

According to the statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com, this MoU gives Ryanair unique access to buy as much as 160,000 tonnes, or 53 million gallons, of SAF from OMV over the next eight years, which will save more than 400,000 tonnes in CO2 emissions.

Statements

The statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com quotes its director of sustainability, Thomas Fowler, as saying, “SAF plays a key role in our Pathway to Net Zero decarbonisation strategy, in which we have committed to increasing our use of SAF over the coming years – a commitment that this deal with OMV will help move further forward. OMV is a key partner for Ryanair in Austria, Germany and Romania, and we look forward to growing this partnership as Europe’s largest airline group.”

Get a FREE Digital Subscription!

Enjoy full access to Hospitality Ireland, our weekly email news digest, all website and app content, and every digital issue.

Processing your request...

Thanks! please check your email to confirm your subscription.

By signing up you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

The statement published on Corporate.Ryanair.com also quotes OMV’s vice-president of aviation, fuel distributors, and the public sector, Nina Marczell, as saying, “We are committed to reducing our own carbon footprint, as well as supporting our customers in reducing theirs. This memorandum of understanding is a great opportunity to accelerate both companies’ sustainability efforts. Sustainable aviation fuel significantly reduces CO2 emissions, and we are delighted to collaborate with a strong partner like Ryanair and to provide solutions for the sustainable development of the aviation industry.”

© 2022 Hospitality Ireland – your source for the latest industry news. Article by Dave Simpson. Click subscribe to sign up for the Hospitality Ireland print edition.

Enjoy a FREE Digital Subscription
Enjoy full access to Hospitality Ireland, our weekly email news digest, all website and app content, and every digital issue.
Enjoy a FREE Digital Subscription
Enjoy a FREE Digital Subscription
Enjoy full access to Hospitality Ireland, our weekly email news digest, all website and app content, and every digital issue.
Enjoy a FREE Digital Subscription