Brexit Britain is leading the global economic fightback after COVID-19 as Rolls-Royce has made a revolutionary pledge for its engines.
Warren East, chief executive of the aircraft engine maker, said that to avoid aviation becoming an even bigger share of global emissions, the sector must do more to become sustainable.
Under current UN plans, at least 10 percent of fuel used in global aviation should be sustainable by 2030.
But Mr East has vowed that all of Rolls-Royce’s Trent family engines, which propel many of the world’s planes, will be able to run purely on sustainable fuel by 2023.
Asked on Sky News how much more it will cost to run, he boldly responded:”It’s a question of how much it would cost us not to.