European airlines enter the biofuels market

Published: 05/06/2011

Airlines are driven to find low carbon performance options. Biofuels are key to improve that low carbon performance. Airlines therefore accelerate their investigations in biofuels. In the biofuels market they are however a late entrant. This report shows that biofuels can improve the market power balance for airlines. However, this implies that airlines take position at the resource side of the value chain for biojetfuels. This has the advantage of controlling the security of supply and managing biofuels production complying to ruling sustainability criteria.