Published: 2018-10-16 17:15
Last Updated: 2018-10-16 22:24
Emirati Etihad Airways (EA), and the Center of Waste Management “Tadweer” in Abu Dhabi, announced a cooperation in a research project, to explore ways to convert waste into jet fuel.
According EA, the jet fuel produced by Tadweer, will be used in the airlines’ airplanes.
A memorandum of understanding was signed at EA headquarters, October 16, 2018, where it was agreed to launch an initial feasibility study for the development of a waste-to-fuel facility, in Abu Dhabi.
In a statement, EA’s Chief Operating Officer, Mohammad Al Bulooki said, “The technology to turn waste into biofuel is one of the most advanced technologies that Etihad sees as having a significant positive impact on the aviation industry.”
Etihad Airways is one of the largest air carriers in the Middle East.