Bolloré Logistics partners with United Airlines for cleaner airfreight

Bolloré Logistics and United Airlines announced an innovative partnership relating to the purchase of three million litres of sustainable aviation fuel for 2022. This July 20th agreement covers all the routes operated by Bolloré Logistics, worldwide.

This collaboration is part of Bolloré Logistics’ efforts to help decarbonise air freight transport. It will reduce the scope of 3 greenhouse gas emissions for Bolloré, and at least 6,500 tonnes of CO2, which is also made possible through the use of used oil to replace fossil fuels. It is also in line with its “Powering Sustainable Logistics” CSR programme.

The purchase of sustainable fuel provided by United Airlines is offered in conjunction with the AIRsaf offer launched by Bolloré Logistics in July 2021. As such, the offer also includes environmentally responsible end-to-end solutions.

Philippe de Crécy, VP of Airfreight Europe at Bolloré Logistics Stated that:“Today’s challenges such as global warming and the decarbonisation of the air transport sector mean that our customers now have very specific expectations regarding the management of their supply chain. They now want to adopt eco-responsible solutions in line with their commitments. We were among the first to make this shift. With our partner United Airlines, we will continue developing our offer to achieve our scope 3 CO2 reduction targets.”

Jan Krems, President, United Cargo, said: “At United, we have an ambitious goal to reduce 100% of our greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, without relying on traditional carbon offsets. Achieving this goal isn’t possible without working with partners to put sustainability at the forefront of our cargo business. We’re grateful to work with Bolloré Logistics on this commitment, and we are looking forward to creating a more sustainable air freight industry together.”

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Author: Emma Dailey

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