Aviation bosses urge PM for help in UK’s green recovery: Business leaders from all over the aviation sector have written to Boris Johnson to encourage him to guarantee decarbonising the sector to be “at the heart of a green economic recovery“.
Members of the UK’s Sustainable Aviation coalition composed the letter to Boris Johnson to stress their desire for a strengthened alliance with government to make clean flying a reality and strengthen the industry’s commitment to accomplishing net zero by 2050.
The aviation industry has been among the worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic but stakeholders from all over the sector reaffirm with backing, they can allow the UK to become a global head insustainable, clean plane technologies.
The letter urges for the Prime Minister to help allow up to 14 UK plants creats sustainable jet fuel from household & industrial waste by the mid 2030s and it montions this will need targeted loan guarantees and the assistance of capital grants to transfer first-of-a-kind fuel plants.
The aviation leaders propose a sustainable aviation fuels industry centered around 7 clusters at Teesside, Humberside, the North West of England, South Wales, Southampton, St Fergus & Grangemouth may promote the economy by £3 billion and build 20,200 jobs by the mid 2030s.
They declare UK production of such a fuel may help save up to 3.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year and call for the Prime Minister to also support the building of “ground-breaking electric, hybrid & hydrogen powered aircraft”.
Aviation bosses urge PM for help in UK’s green recovery