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Boeing, SkyNRG and SAA to develop tobacco-based biofuels in South Africa

In South Africa, Boeing, South African Airlines and SkyNRG announced they are collaborating to make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new type of tobacco plant. This initiative broadens cooperation between Boeing and SAA to develop renewable jet fuel in ways that support South Africa’s goals for public health as well as economic and rural development. […]

August 7, 2014 More

Boeing releases annual Environment Report with aviation biofuel goals

In Chicago, Boeing has released its annual Environment Report, setting new 2017 targets for greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption, solid waste to landfill and hazardous waste generation. According to the report, the company will continue develop and bring  sustainable aviation biofuel to market commercialization. The report also detailed the company’s plan to launch two new […]

June 9, 2014 More

Boeing, Embraer to Open Joint Research Center for Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Leading aerospace companies share commitment to research, develop biofuel in Brazil In Brazil, Boeing and Embraer announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. Under a memorandum of understanding, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with […]

May 13, 2014 More

Boeing and Embraer To Establish Joint Biojet Research Center in Brazil

In Brazil, Boeing and Embraer S.A. have announced plans to create a joint research center for sustainable aviation biofuel. In addition to joint research, the partnership will also fund research with Brazilian universities and other institutions in order to fill gaps in the sustainable aviation biofuel chain in Brazil. Located in Sao Jose dos Campos […]

May 12, 2014 More

Boeing launches smallholders initiative with RSB and South African Airways

In South Africa, Boeing is launching an initiative with South African Airways and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) to expand opportunities for “smallholder” farmers in Southern Africa to grow crops that produce sustainable fuels. The program builds on a global effort by Boeing, RSB and other partners to help farmers with small plots of land […]

March 5, 2014 More

Halophytes are cost-competitive, says Boeing, SBRC

In the UAE, Boeing, along with partners at the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), announced that the desert plant halophyte produces biofuel more efficiently than most other well-known feedstocks at low, competitive costs, according to their research. “Halophytes show even more promise than we expected as a source of renewable fuel for jets and other […]

February 3, 2014 More

Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total, and Masdar to collaborate for sustainable aviation biofuels in the UAE

In the United Arab Emirates, Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total, and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have announced a collaboration for sustainable aviation biofuels in the UAE. The collaboration, BIOjet Abu Dhabi: Flight Path to Sustainability, will develop a comprehensive framework for a UAE biofuel supply chain, which is already in motion. Etihad […]

January 20, 2014 More

Boeing hoping for ASTM approval for green diesel as jet fuel by year’s end

In Washington, Boeing is seeking ASTM approval by year’s end to allow green diesel to be used as a replacement for Jet A, allowing the commercialization of biofuels for jet fuel to speed up rapidly. Already production will hit 800 million gallons by the end of this year. The company is seeking an annex to […]

January 14, 2014 More

RSB teams with Boeing for sustainability workshops in SE Asia

In Malaysia, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) has launched an initiative with the help of The Boeing Company to support small farmers in Southeast Asia by expanding their opportunities to grow feedstocks that produce sustainable fuels. More than 60 participants from 15 countries attended a three-day South-East Asian workshop on “Sustainable Biomaterials for Better Livelihoods” […]

December 9, 2013 More

Boeing signs aviation biofuel research deal with GOL airlines

In Mexico, Boeing and GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes will work together to speed the research, development and approval of new sources of sustainable aviation biofuel in Brazil. Their collaboration will support GOL’s plans to use this lower-carbon jet fuel on more flights during upcoming major sporting events and also will benefit long-term development of a […]

November 19, 2013 More