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Boeing 777 ecoDemonstrator arrives at FedEx hub flying on 100% biofuel

Boeing 777 ecoDemonstrator arrives at FedEx hub flying on 100% biofuel

April 24, 2018 |

In Tennessee, the Boeing 777 ecoDemonstrator flying for the first time on 100% animal fat and beef tallow waste aviation biofuel touched down at FedEx’s Memphis hub on Sunday to commemorate Earth Day where it was open for tours on Monday. Typically aviation biofuels only go up to 50% blends with fossil-based A1 jet fuel […]

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Boeing looks to South Africa for sustainable aviation fuels

Boeing looks to South Africa for sustainable aviation fuels

March 23, 2018 |

In South Africa, The Boeing Company is working on identifying biofuel feedstocks that could be used for sustainable aviation fuel. Boeing is collaborating with the South African government, South African Airways (SAA), the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), and SKYNRG on the initiative. Boeing Commercial Airplanes regional director […]

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Boeing delivered TUI new aircraft flying on 30% biofuel

Boeing delivered TUI new aircraft flying on 30% biofuel

February 28, 2018 |

In Sweden, TUI welcomed the first ever 737 MAX delivery flight on bio-jet fuel, an important part of TUI’s commitment to the future of sustainable aviation. The flight from the Boeing manufacture in Seattle to Stockholm was performed with 30% blend biofuel. This was one of the most carbon-efficient flights ever accomplished by this aircraft […]

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RSB and Boeing to host African Aviation Biofuel Summit in Ethiopia

RSB and Boeing to host African Aviation Biofuel Summit in Ethiopia

February 15, 2018 |

In Ethiopia, in a first for the continent, Addis Ababa will play host to an RSB Aviation Biofuel Summit in March. Generously sponsored by the Boeing Company, this summit will bring together local, regional and international leaders from the aviation industry and government who are driving the development of a sustainable aviation biofuels in the […]

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A Boeing/Embraer merger could mean deeper aviation biofuel research collaboration

A Boeing/Embraer merger could mean deeper aviation biofuel research collaboration

December 22, 2017 |

In Washington state, collaboration on aviation biofuel research may deepen between Boeing and Embraer should a merger between the two companies go forward, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. The paper broke the story Wednesday about the possible deal that values the Brazilian company with a premium at $3.7 billion in a move set […]

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Boeing 747 could fly 10 hours on 54 acres of lipidcane

Boeing 747 could fly 10 hours on 54 acres of lipidcane

September 12, 2017 |

In Illinois, a Boeing 747 burns one gallon of jet fuel each second. A recent analysis from researchers at the University of Illinois estimate that this aircraft could fly for 10 hours on bio-jet fuel produced on 54 acres of specially engineered sugarcane. Plants Engineered to Replace Oil in Sugarcane and Sweet Sorghum (PETROSS), funded […]

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Port of Seattle, Boeing and Alaska Airlines launch study results showing best biojet strategy for Sea-Tac

Port of Seattle, Boeing and Alaska Airlines launch study results showing best biojet strategy for Sea-Tac

January 16, 2017 |

In Washington state, the Port of Seattle, Boeing and Alaska Airlines released a first-of-its-kind study that identifies the best infrastructure options for delivering aviation biofuel to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. In pursuit of its goal to power every flight at Sea-Tac with sustainable aviation biofuel, Sea-Tac is among the first airports in North America to work […]

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The aviation biofuels partnership kings: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Boeing

The aviation biofuels partnership kings: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Boeing

November 22, 2016 |

Whether it is partnering with COMAC to research aviation biofuels, launching a biojet program with Aeromexico and Mexico’s Airports and Auxiliary Services, or with the Port of Seattle and Alaska Airlines — or launching a Canadian aviation biofuel project using forest waste, it’s clear. Where there are sustainable aviation fuels, probably Boeing is in the […]

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Boeing and COMAC expand research collaboration including aviation biofuel

Boeing and COMAC expand research collaboration including aviation biofuel

November 2, 2016 |

In China, Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) signed a new agreement to expand their joint research collaboration in support of the long-term sustainable growth of commercial aviation. The two companies, which signed an initial collaboration agreement in March 2012, have been researching ways to improve aviation’s fuel efficiency and greenhouse-gas emissions reduction, […]

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Boeing, South African Airways, Mango mark Africa’s First Commercial Flights with Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Boeing, South African Airways, Mango mark Africa’s First Commercial Flights with Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

July 17, 2016 |

In South Africa, Boeing, South African Airways and low-cost carrier Mango celebrated Africa’s first passenger flights with sustainable aviation biofuel.  The SAA and Mango flights carried 300 passengers from Johannesburg to Cape Town on Boeing 737-800s using a blend of 30 percent aviation biofuel produced from Sunchem’s nicotine-free tobacco plant Solaris, refined by AltAir Fuels […]

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