Virgin Atlantic said it had “secured” a deal with Delta Air Lines to buy 10 million US gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) a year for seven years. The agreement with Delta Air Lines means “a further step”, Virgin said, in meeting a 10% SAF commitment by 2030. A fifth of the fuel needed to meet the target of 10% is to come from the arrangement with Delta. The fuel is to be produced by Gevo and supplied via Delta, which has a “long-term” partnership with the producer. Virgin said Gevo uses inedible industrial corn to make the fuel, separating
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