A message from John Snyder, BCD Travel President and CEO
We all know how good it will be to get back to travel. But…can we do good by getting back to travel? The answer is yes. I’m excited to share the news that BCD has entered into a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) agreement with Delta Air Lines. We’re the first TMC partner to sign an SAF agreement with Delta. And, because of it, we’ll achieve reductions in carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to all flights taken on Delta by our North American employees throughout 2021.
If you’re asking what sustainable aviation fuel is, I can guarantee you’re not alone. It’s fuel made from sustainably sourced, renewable waste and residue materials, which offers an immediate way to directly reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions from aviation.
By working with Delta to increase the use of SAF, BCD can positively impact our own carbon footprint while investing in a more sustainable future for our planet and its people. Our participation directly aligns with our support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on climate action and partnership for the goals. For more information on the SDGs and the breadth of our sustainability program, check out our just-published 2021 Sustainability Report.
I’m confident that this first step with Delta will be followed by many others. When it comes to preserving the health of the Earth, our shared commitment transcends competition. Together, we can build a better, more balanced relationship between our planet and its inhabitants.