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BP Target Neutral provides carbon offsets for Delta Air Lines first carbon-neutral delivery of new aircraft

Taking delivery of new aircraft is always a special moment for an airline company
 

It was made even more special in July for Delta Air Lines, when the first of twenty of its new aircraft – an Airbus A321 - made a carbon neutral delivery flight from its final assembly line in Alabama to Delta’s facility in Kansas City, US.

BP Target Neutral provides carbon offsets for Delta Air Lines first carbon-neutral delivery of new aircraft

Delta turned to Air BP to supply biofuels for the delivery flights. Air BP is supplying sustainable aviation fuel, produced by Neste, for 20 delivery flights. BP Target Neutral then arranged the carbon offsets required for the delivery flights to become carbon neutral.

 

Alison Lathrop, Delta’s Managing Director – Global Environment, Sustainability and Compliance explained,
 
This carbon-neutral delivery flight is a milestone on Delta’s sustainability journey as we work to cut carbon emissions in half by 2050. We are excited to partner with BP and Airbus to power these delivery flights with biofuels and carbon offsets and we will explore opportunities to bring this level of sustainability to all delivery flights going forward.”