Wizz Air and OMV sign MOU for supply of sustainable aviation fuel

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Wizz Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with OMV, the international integrated oil, gas and chemicals company headquartered in Vienna, for the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) between 2023 and 2030. The MoU gives Wizz Air the opportunity to purchase up to 185,000 metric tonnes of SAF from OMV. This co-operation ensures that Wizz Air can progress in accordance with its plan for the reduction of CO2 intensity per passenger kilometre.

OMV is implementing numerous measures to help deliver its ambitious strategic sustainability goals and SAF is a key technology for the decarbonisation of the aviation industry. The goal involves increasing SAF production to as much as 700,000 tonnes in 2030. This is in line with OMV’s ambition to become a net-zero company by 2050 at the latest (for Scopes 1, 2 and 3). To this end, clear medium-term and long-term emission reduction targets have been defined as part of the OMV Strategy 2030.

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