Tag: biojet fuel

Air Leap partners with Fly Green Fund and pushes for biofuels on domestic flights

Air Leap partners with Fly Green Fund and pushes for biofuels on domestic flights

November 30, 2019 |

In Sweden, Air Leap, a new regional airline in the Nordic countries and wholly owned by Ryggefjord AS, has chosen to support the Fly Green Fund by campaigning for the possibility of climate-reducing air travel, which, in addition to the direct carbon dioxide reduction, also drives the flight’s conversion to biofuels. “Since so many people […]

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9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

August 25, 2019 |

Rising stars are coming together as constellations, the stars are aligning and making magical things happen – today we explore 9 of those constellations building around Sustainable Aviation Fuels. Some of them are young protostars in the earliest stage of stellar evolution, while others are like the Earth’s sun, a main-sequence mid-size star, and a […]

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Euglena sets sights as an Olympic hopeful for algae-based aviation jet fuel

Euglena sets sights as an Olympic hopeful for algae-based aviation jet fuel

August 3, 2019 |

Midorimushi – other than being a cool sounding Ninja name, it’s scientific name is Euglena. No, it’s not the latest superhero in a manga comic. It’s a kind of algae. In a magical sort of hybrid way, it has both plant and animal properties and has 59 types of nutrients such as unsaturated fatty acids […]

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Finnair introduces CO2 offsetting and biofuel service for customers

Finnair introduces CO2 offsetting and biofuel service for customers

January 19, 2019 |

In Finland, Finnair introduced a service where customers can offset the CO2 emissions of their flights by supporting a CO2 emission reduction project or reduce emissions by buying biofuel. Finnair’s biofuel partner is SkyNRG, and the biofuel is produced from used cooking oil in California. Customers can choose to support biofuel flights. The use of […]

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RSB publishes report on the future of alternative aviation fuels

RSB publishes report on the future of alternative aviation fuels

October 28, 2018 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials published “Alternative Aviation Fuels: A Sustainable Future is Taking Off,” which sums up the aviation industry’s commitment to major action in the global fight against climate change, including carbon neutral growth from 2020 and a 50% reduction in emissions by 2050 compared to 2005 levels. The report said […]

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Agrisoma, United Airlines and World Energy complete longest transatlantic biojet flight

Agrisoma, United Airlines and World Energy complete longest transatlantic biojet flight

September 16, 2018 |

Carinata is proving that it is a feedstock to be reckoned with, a compelling catalyst for change, with the latest news that Agrisoma, United Airlines and World Energy came together for the longest rransatlantic biojet flight yet. Lots of biofuel flights have been happening over the last few years, so why is this one different? […]

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India’s first biofuel flight takes wings

India’s first biofuel flight takes wings

August 26, 2018 |

In India, SpiceJet is planning to operate a turboprop, Q-400, from Dehradun to Delhi using biofuel for the first time in India today. India has been promoting biofuels lately to reduce its dependence on fossil fuel and fuel imports. The Prime Minister recently release the national biofuels policy on “World Biofuel Day 2018,” as reported […]

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Red Rock Biofuels facility breaks ground in Lakeview

Red Rock Biofuels facility breaks ground in Lakeview

July 29, 2018 |

In Oregon, Red Rock Biofuels broke ground on the $320 million renewable fuels facility last week, a step forward towards taking woody biomass waste and converting it to an estimated 15 million gallons of jet fuel. After seven years in progress, the groundbreaking provided a monumental day for Red Rock and those who have contracts […]

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Shell Aviation and SkyNRG collaborate on sustainable aviation biofuel

Shell Aviation and SkyNRG collaborate on sustainable aviation biofuel

June 2, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, Shell Aviation and SkyNRG announced a long-term strategic collaboration to promote and develop the use of sustainable fuel in aviation supply chains. The agreement will see Shell Aviation and SkyNRG work together to develop long-term opportunities for low carbon solutions. These efforts are structurally supported by committed funding to a joint […]

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NASA and DLR conducting flight tests on alternative fuel emissions

NASA and DLR conducting flight tests on alternative fuel emissions

January 14, 2018 |

In Germany, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are set to conduct joint research flights in Germany for the first time. The focus will be on alternative fuel emissions and the characterization of ice crystals in condensation trails, using biofuel as an example. The first joint DLR/NASA […]

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