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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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Boeing, Aeromexico and Mexico’s Airports and Auxiliary Services launch biojet program

Boeing, Aeromexico and Mexico’s Airports and Auxiliary Services launch biojet program

February 25, 2016 |

In Mexico, Boeing, Aeromexico and Mexico’s Airports and Auxiliary Services (ASA) will collaborate with a biojet program supported by Mexico’s Sector Fund for Energy Sustainability (SENER-CONACYT) to advance research and development of sustainable aviation biofuel in Mexico. The initiative, announced today and coordinated through the Mexican Bioenergy Innovation Center, will support Mexico’s aviation sector as […]

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Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing launch Sea-Tac biofuel initiative

Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing launch Sea-Tac biofuel initiative

December 17, 2015 |

In Washington state, the Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing are partnering to move toward a significant environmental goal: powering all flights by all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with sustainable aviation biofuel. Sea-Tac is the first U.S. airport to lay out a long-term roadmap to incorporate aviation biofuel into its infrastructure in a […]

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Washington State University researchers team with Boeing on cellulosic aviation biofuel

Washington State University researchers team with Boeing on cellulosic aviation biofuel

December 3, 2015 |

In Washington state, researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have figured out a way to successfully convert a common wood byproduct into hydrocarbon molecules that could be used as jet fuel. Bin Yang, an associate professor of biological systems engineering, said the hydrocarbons from his new procedure could eventually replace the need for petroleum-based fuel […]

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Boeing launches Canadian aviation biofuel project using forest waste

Boeing launches Canadian aviation biofuel project using forest waste

December 2, 2015 |

In Canada, Boeing, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and SkyNRG, with support from Canada’s aviation industry and other stakeholders, are collaborating to turn leftover branches, sawdust and other forest-industry waste into sustainable aviation biofuel. Canada, which has extensive sustainably certified forests, has long used mill and forest residues to make wood pellets that are […]

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Neste and Boeing team up to accelerate ASTM approval of aviation biofuels

Neste and Boeing team up to accelerate ASTM approval of aviation biofuels

November 10, 2015 |

In Finland, Neste and Boeing will work together to promote and accelerate the commercialization of renewable aviation fuel. The companies will work toward American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) fuel standard approval allowing the commercial use of high freezing point renewable aviation fuel by airlines. The goal is also to gain widespread market acceptance […]

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China! Boeing, Algenol, Inventure deals propel industrial biotech momentum

China! Boeing, Algenol, Inventure deals propel industrial biotech momentum

September 27, 2015 |

西去,直到你东西。As President Xi visits North America, China signs 3 major deals in industrial biotechnology. The East is Red, it’s been said, and the future looks that way too. The US is no place to deploy advanced fuels technology these days, many say. The costs are high, the politics stink, resistance to change is everywhere and the […]

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Boeing announces deal with China to produce aviation biofuel from agri waste

Boeing announces deal with China to produce aviation biofuel from agri waste

September 24, 2015 |

In Washington state, Boeing welcomed China President Xi Jinping to its widebody commercial airplane factory and announced several agreements that will broaden and deepen mutually beneficial cooperation between Boeing and China. Under the framework of the MOU between Boeing and the National Development Reform Commission, Boeing and NDRC announced a new initiative to turn agricultural […]

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Boeing and 45 Japanese partners launch biojet roadmap to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Boeing and 45 Japanese partners launch biojet roadmap to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

July 9, 2015 |

In Japan, Boeing and Japanese aviation industry stakeholders have charted a course to develop sustainable aviation biofuel for flights during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, when millions of people are expected to visit Japan. The Initiatives for Next Generation Aviation Fuels (INAF) – a consortium of 46 organizations including Boeing, ANA (All […]

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Boeing and Embraer open joint sustainable aviation biofuel research center

Boeing and Embraer open joint sustainable aviation biofuel research center

January 15, 2015 |

In Brazil, Boeing and Embraer have opened a joint sustainable aviation biofuel research center in a collaborative effort to further establish the aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. At the Boeing-Embraer Joint Research Center in the São José dos Campos Technology Park, the companies will coordinate and co-fund research with Brazilian universities and other institutions. The research […]

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