Tag: Alaska Airlines

Gevo’s Alcohol to Jet Fuel clears key ASTM hurdle

Gevo’s Alcohol to Jet Fuel clears key ASTM hurdle

March 28, 2016 |

First commercial test flight with Alaska Airlines comes closer In Colorado, ASTM International Committee D02 on Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels, and Lubricants and Subcommittee D02.J on Aviation Fuel passed a concurrent ballot this week approving the revision of ASTM D7566 (Standard Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons) to include alcohol to jet synthetic […]

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Alaska Airlines to fill up with 1,000 gallons of Gevo fuel for commercial flights

Alaska Airlines to fill up with 1,000 gallons of Gevo fuel for commercial flights

January 7, 2016 |

In Washington state, Alaska Airlines will buy 1,000 gallons of Gevo’s alcohol-based jetfuel for commercial flights set to begin later this year. It hasn’t yet decided how many flights will use the fuel or at what blend rate. Already the airline has run successful demo flights with the fuel. Alaska is Gevo’s first commercial customer. […]

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Alaska Airlines teams with tribes on producing aviation biofuel for 2016 demo

Alaska Airlines teams with tribes on producing aviation biofuel for 2016 demo

November 25, 2015 |

In Washington state, Alaska Airlines will conduct a demonstration flight in 2016 using 1,000 gallons of jet fuel made from forest scraps. The aviation biofuel was derived from twigs and small branches that would otherwise have been burned in slash piles after timber harvest. These forest residuals were provided by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai […]

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Alaska Airlines, Gevo to demonstrate renewable Alcohol-to-Jet fuel in upcoming flight

Alaska Airlines, Gevo to demonstrate renewable Alcohol-to-Jet fuel in upcoming flight

May 7, 2015 |

Alaska Airlines ups the ante in the search for sustainable, affordable jet fuels. In Colorado, Gevo and Alaska Airlines announced a strategic alliance to purchase Gevo’s renewable jet fuel and fly the first-ever commercial flight on alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ). The demonstration flight is expected to occur after Gevo receives ASTM International certification for its fuel, […]

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Race for scale: United, Alaska Airlines launch commercial aviation biofuels flights

Race for scale: United, Alaska Airlines launch commercial aviation biofuels flights

November 7, 2011 |

  United and Solazyme, Alaska and Dynamic Fuels hook up, as producers scramble to make fuel, raise cash, ratchet down costs. Will producers scale, or fail?   In recent weeks, aviation biofuel enthusiasts have noted the commencement of biofuels-powered commercial flights in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Mexico, and asked when the US-developed technology […]

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