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Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany (AIREG)


The aim of the AIREG initiative is to support the development and introduction of regenerative fuels for aviation in Germany as well as provide information about the demand, origin, availability and use of these regenerative fuels.

Stakeholders Action Group

Value-chain step
Full value-chain

Type of pathway

Starting time and duration
2011 -

Aviation and alternative fuels industry, NGOs and research institutions

Regional scope

Involved countries


AIREG, Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany, is an initiative set up by air carriers, airports, research facilities as well as the aviation industry and other partners, and has its headquarters in Berlin.

The voluntary commitment of the aviation industry towards carbon-neutral growth from 2020 on-wards can only be achieved by fast and targeted action. Research and demonstration projects that provide the opportunity for developing, demonstrating and evaluating options for producing and using biokerosene must be implemented. This and the introduction of regenerative fuels for aviation in Germany as well as the provision of information concerning the demand, origin, availability and use of regenerative fuels for aviation are the goals that have been set down by AIREG.


​Air Berlin PLC & Co. Luftverkehrs KG, Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V., Boeing International Corporation, Booz & Company Inc., Condor Flugdienst GmbH, Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena), Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Deutsche Post AG, Deutsches BiomasseForschungsZentrum gGmbH, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), EADS Deutschland GmbH, Flughafen München GmbH, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Fraunhofer-Institut für Bauphysik, Innospec Deutschland GmbH, ISCC System GmbH, Jatro AG, JatroSolutions GmbH, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Linde AG, MTU Aero Engines GmbH, Neste Oil, Phytolutions GmbH, Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co KG, Deutsche Shell Holding GmbH, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg – Institut für Umwelttechnik und Energiewirtschaft, Total Deutschland GmbH, TUIfly GmbH, TU München, Verbio Vereinigte BioEnergie AG, Global Bioenergies


Achievements to date

AIREG Strategy Paper
AIREG position paper for the Mobility and Fuels Strategy of the German Federal Government. Ways towards establishing alternative aviation fuels in Germany.


U.S.-German bilateral agreement on the development of sustainable alternative aviation fuel

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