Sustainability - Achieving industry targets in Latin America
ICAO secretary general Juan Carlos Salazar suggested in late 2022 that the Latin America and Caribbean region has the potential to “lead the production of sustainable aviation fuels worldwide”. Estimates are that the region could produce anywhere from 10-30% of global SAF production by 2030. At the same time, SAF production remains a challenge, with long lead times, heavy investment requirements and scarce sustainable feedstocks.
What policies and policies and macroeconomic measures do governments need to put in place to incentivise production of SAF in the region?
What are the critical steps needed to support uptake of SAF by airlines in Latin America and the Caribbean?
Which countries are best positioned to take advantage of the global growth in demand for SAF?
How do Latin America and the Caribbean ensure that SAF production in the region really is sustainable and conforms to international best practices.