Tag: Air Canada

Air Canada flies biofuel blend on Edmonton-San Francisco route

Air Canada flies biofuel blend on Edmonton-San Francisco route

May 3, 2018 |

In Canada, Air Canada announced its Edmonton-San Francisco flight Wednesday operated with biofuel onboard a 146-seat Airbus A320-200 aircraft. The larger aircraft was scheduled for the flight to accommodate the trade mission delegation led by the Government of Alberta, the City of Edmonton and Edmonton-area businesses to California. “This biofuel demonstration flight reflects our combined commitment […]

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Air Canada to fly 22 domestic flights on biojet to celebrate Earth Day

Air Canada to fly 22 domestic flights on biojet to celebrate Earth Day

April 19, 2018 |

In Canada, Air Canada will save 160 tons of carbon on 22 domestic flights this Earth Day through an innovative biofuel demonstration project at Toronto-Pearson Airport. Under the project, coordinated by Canada’s Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI), Air Canada is a leading partner, introducing 230,000 liters of sustainable biofuel blended into the airport’s multi-user fuel […]

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Air Canada takes off with biofuels tests

Air Canada takes off with biofuels tests

April 23, 2017 |

In Canada, Air Canada just revealed its participation in the Civil Aviation Alternate Fuel Contrail and Emissions Research project, a research project led by the National Research Council of Canada to test the environmental benefits of biofuel use on contrails. A reduction in the thickness and coverage of contrails produced by the jet engines of […]

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Air Canada to launch Biojet Supply Chain Initiative at Montréal-Trudeau Airport

Air Canada to launch Biojet Supply Chain Initiative at Montréal-Trudeau Airport

May 10, 2016 |

In Canada, Air Canada announced Canada’s Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI) will be held at Montréal-Trudeau Airport. It is a three-year collaborative project with 14 stakeholder organizations to introduce 400,000 litres of sustainable aviation biofuel (biojet) into a shared fuel system. The biojet used in this project will be sourced from commercially available, certifiably sustainable […]

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Air Canada joins Canada’s Biojet Supply Chain Initiative

Air Canada joins Canada’s Biojet Supply Chain Initiative

April 5, 2016 |

In Canada, Air Canada announced it will participate in Canada’s Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI), a three-year collaborative project with 14 stakeholder organizations to introduce 400,000 litres of sustainable aviation biofuel (biojet) into a shared fuel system at a yet to be determined Canadian airport. Previous Air Canada biofuel flights used biojet that was segregated […]

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BioFuelNet signs deal with Air Canada and Airbus for aviation biofuels

BioFuelNet signs deal with Air Canada and Airbus for aviation biofuels

May 14, 2013 |

In Canada, BioFuelNet has signed an agreement with Air Canada and Airbus to help them find the most promising biofuels for aviation. Air Canada and Airbus are part of a broad coalition, which has pledged Carbon Neutral Growth from 2020 and to reduce greenhouse emissions by 50 per cent by 2050. BioFuelNet Canada, a not-for-profit […]

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AirCanada takes Olympic athletes to London using biofuel

AirCanada takes Olympic athletes to London using biofuel

July 25, 2012 |

In Canada, with the departure Wednesday morning of Air Canada’s flight AC864 Montreal-London, the airline will operate its second biofuel-powered flight which is expected to generate up to 10% fewer emissions by using jet fuel derived from recycled cooking oil and through other fuel-saving measures. As the Official Airline of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic […]

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