Korean Air to make SAF available for air cargo operations

Published: Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Korean Air plans to make sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) available for air cargo operations in cooperation with air cargo customers and forwarders.
Customers will be able to make customized contributions through the Korean Air Cargo SAF program and reduce their carbon footprint. Korean Air will use the contributions to purchase additional SAF and share with customers the amount of carbon emissions reduced by using SAF.
The airline’s initiative is a part of its ongoing effort to reduce carbon emissions and raise awareness in the air cargo sector to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
The airline said it will continue to work with stakeholders in the government, private institutions, and refiners to review various domestic and international demonstration projects to increase SAF production and application.
“We’re pleased to work together with our clients to reduce carbon emissions from cargo operations through the SAF program,” said Jaedong Eum, senior vice president and head of Korean Air’s Cargo Business Division. “Korean Air is committed to sustainable development with our next generation in mind.”