UAE to recycle waste into jet fuel

MENA

Published: 2018-10-16 17:15

Last Updated: 2018-10-16 22:24


Etihad Airways one of the largest air carriers in the Middle East.
Etihad Airways one of the largest air carriers in the Middle East.
Roya News Source

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.