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Green Fuel Day to honour Sonoma's successes
Sourcing SAF from California, with one of the industry's highest blend ratios, Sonoma Jet Center contributes to a substantial reduction in net carbon emissions with a 19 metric tonne decrease per truckload of fuel.

Sonoma Jet Center, an FBO at Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County airport in Santa Rosa, California is marking a Green Fuel Day Celebration on 18 April.

This event underscores the commitment of Sonoma Aviation, the parent company of Sonoma Jet Center, to pioneer cleaner aviation practices and the adoption of SAF that will significantly lower the aviation industry's net carbon emissions. In collaboration with Avfuel, its trusted fuel supplier, Sonoma Jet Center will offer SAF at the same price as conventional jet fuel for one day only.

Josh Hochberg, president of Sonoma Aviation, emphasises the company's dedication to a sustainable future: “Adopting sustainable aviation fuel is a crucial step toward ensuring that future generations inherit a passion for aviation and a cleaner environment. We're proud to facilitate this transition.”

At the event on 18 April, pilots, aviation industry leaders and the community will witness the tangible efforts toward achieving business aviation's goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Furthermore, the celebration kicks off Sonoma Aviation's Green Week, featuring sustainability initiatives at both of Sonoma Aviation's location, Sonoma Jet Center and Carlsbad Jet Center at McClellan-Palomar airport (KCRQ) in Carlsbad, California.

Since 2021, Sonoma Jet Center has been at the forefront of offering SAF from Avfuel. SAF is produced from renewable resources and is capable of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80 per cent. Proudly sourcing SAF from California, with one of the industry's highest blend ratios, Sonoma Jet Center contributes to a substantial reduction in net carbon emissions with a 19 metric tonne decrease per truckload of fuel.

Avfuel is the leading provider of SAF to business aviation operations, including 13 US FBOs, major aircraft manufacturers and corporate flight departments directly.

“Avfuel is proud to partner with fellow leaders in sustainability like Sonoma Aviation,” says David Mittleman, Avfuel's senior sales manager of the western US. “This Green Day Fuel Celebration provides a great opportunity to not only further educate the business aviation community, but the community at large on what SAF is and how it's helping our industry achieve real, measurable sustainability goals.”

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