1. Home
  2. Low carbon

Low carbon

Today, the world faces a dual energy challenge… the need for more energy with fewer greenhouse gas emissions
The Perfect flight at a Swedish airport

The Perfect flight. For the first time every element in the flight management process was optimized to keep carbon emissions to a minimum.

With global passenger airline traffic set to rise to 8.2 billion passengers by 2037, the need for low carbon solutions across the aviation sector is very real. 

We operate in a changing landscape. The aviation industry (IATA) has committed to dramatically reducing its carbon footprint: a 2% annual improvement in fuel efficiency by 2050, carbon neutral growth from 2020 onwards and carbon emissions cut to half-2005 levels by 2050.

Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) regulations will see the carbon neutral growth target come into effect in 2021 in 80 countries, representing over 76% of international aviation activity.

Air BP is at the forefront of the shift towards a lower carbon aviation industry. A valued part of BP’s global energy business, we innovate to shape the aviation fuel business. Ours is an exciting story to tell. 

We’re proud to say that we’ve been actively supporting our customers in their low carbon journey since 2010. It was then that we teamed up with Brazilian airline TAM (now LATAM) in a test flight using biofuels. 

Air BP were the first aviation fuel supplier to achieve carbon neutrality for its into-plane fuelling services at its operated locations.

In 2016 we were the first operator to start commercial supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) through an existing hydrant fuelling system, at Norway’s Oslo airport, under our BP Biojet brand.