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Gulfstream Makes First Alternative Jet Fuel Sale

March 15, 2019 / Jerry Siebenmark

Gulfstream Aerospace has made its first sale of sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to a G550 operated by a U.S.-based multinational corporation, the Savannah, Georgia-based airframer announced today. The customer purchased 20,000 pounds of SAJF from Gulfstream’s Long Beach, California facility. The sale comes about six weeks after Gulfstream participated in an industry-sponsored event, Business Jets Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability, at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) in California. For that event, Gulfstream set a city-pair record, flying its SAJF-fueled G280 from Savannah to Van Nuys. “This sale is a direct result of our efforts to increase the visibility and availability of sustainable alternative jet fuel for our customers,” said Gulfstream president Mark Burns. “We are committed to helping promote increased use of SAJF throughout the industry.”Gulfstream announced at the VNY event that it would sell SAJF to its customers from its Long Beach locatio...