Tag: Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific to fly on 50% biojet from US to Hong Kong by 2018

Cathay Pacific to fly on 50% biojet from US to Hong Kong by 2018

January 31, 2017 |

In Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific aims for its flights from the US to Hong Kong to run on a 50% biojet mix by 2018 in an attempt to reduce GHG emissions by 80%. Following an agreement signed with the airline in 2014, Fulcrum Bioenergy will supply the aviation biofuel produced from municipal solid waste to […]

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Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Cathay Pacific in the Advanced Bioeconomy

Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Cathay Pacific in the Advanced Bioeconomy

August 31, 2016 |

This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconmy. In this slide deck, we looked at Cathay Pacific and its direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.

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Amyris announces Cathay Pacific’s two-year commitment to flying with its fuel

Amyris announces Cathay Pacific’s two-year commitment to flying with its fuel

June 13, 2016 |

In California, Amyris announced that on May 29, 2016 Cathay Pacific commenced a two-year program of flights from Toulouse to Hong Kong using Amyris renewable jet fuel.  The initial 12-hour flight was the longest flight using a renewable jet fuel to date, further underpinning the ‘drop-in’ characteristics of Amyris Biojet fuels. Cathay took delivery of […]

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Cathay sets biofuels-based flight record, as new A350 ushers in renewable jet era at Hong Kong

Cathay sets biofuels-based flight record, as new A350 ushers in renewable jet era at Hong Kong

May 31, 2016 |

These days, Cathay Pacific trades under the slogan “Life Well Travelled” and the delivery of the first of 48 super-modern, super-quiet, super-chic Airbus 350-900s is another milestone for that branding — but it might as well be “Life Sustainably Travelled” because the plane that arrived in Hong Kong last night on delivery from Toulouse flew […]

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Cathay Pacific makes strategic biofuels investment in Fulcrum, signs $1B+ jet fuel deal

Cathay Pacific makes strategic biofuels investment in Fulcrum, signs $1B+ jet fuel deal

August 7, 2014 |

Legendary Hong Kong carrier gets aviation biofuels take-off via, er, off-take. From China, we hear that Cathay Pacific Airways has announced a strategic investment in Fulcrum BioEnergy, and negotiated a long-term supply agreement with Fulcrum for an initial 375 million US gallons of sustainable aviation fuel over 10 years (representing on an annual basis approximately […]

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