Sustainable aviation fuels: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to United Airlines

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Not long ago, United Airlines made history by becoming the first U.S. airline to begin use of commercial-scale volumes of sustainable aviation biofuel for regularly scheduled flights with the departure of United Flight 708 from Los Angeles International Airport.

United has agreed to purchase up to 15 million gallons of sustainable biofuel from AltAir Paramount over a three-year period. The airline has begun using the biofuel in its daily operations at LAX, storing and delivering it in the same way as traditional fuel.

Here’s a look at United’s path through the world of aviation biofuels, as presented by Aaron Robinson of United at ABLC 2017 in Washington DC.