Policy support, in the form of a price support mechanism, is needed to deliver sufficient SAF facilities to meet this target through UK production; announced UK plants would only meet around half of the target

  • New analysis shows that the UK has the necessary Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) feedstocks to meet the 10% UK SAF target by 2030 through UK production
  • A UK SAF industry could create over 20,000 jobs and generate £3bn GVA by 2035, according to previous analysis, in areas earmarked for levelling up including theHumber, North West, South Wales and Teesside

Today the UK’s leading airlines, airports, aerospace manufacturers and air service navigation providers have published some emerging analysis from partners ICF – leaders in Aviation Sustainability consulting – showing that a UK SAF industry could meet the requirements of a UK 10% mandate, helping to boost UK energy security and create thousands of UK jobs in production facilities across the nations and regions of the UK including the Humber, North West, South Wales and Teesside. Reaching the 10% 2030 target would then be a springboard for further advances helping us to reach net zero aviation by 2050.

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