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Etihad Airways and Boeing to run 7th ecoDemonstrator partially on biofuels

Etihad Airways and Boeing to run 7th ecoDemonstrator partially on biofuels

August 26, 2020 |

In the UAE, Etihad Airways and Boeing will work together starting in August on the seventh iteration of the ecoDemonstrator program to test innovative technologies in the air, building on the core innovation and sustainability tenets of their strategic partnership signed in November 2019. The ecoDemonstrator program utilizes commercial aircraft as flying testbeds to accelerate […]

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Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy – updates from RSB’s project with Boeing

Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy – updates from RSB’s project with Boeing

May 17, 2020 |

In Switzerland, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials offered updates on their “Fueling the Sustainable Bioeconomy” project powered by Boeing’s Global Engagement Portfolio, including the latest activities in three countries identified to be of key importance given their rapidly growing commercial aviation sectors and potential to produce significant volumes of feedstocks: Brazil, Ethiopia and South Africa. […]

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Etihad Airways teams with Boeing on “Greenliner” which will include biofuel flights

Etihad Airways teams with Boeing on “Greenliner” which will include biofuel flights

November 18, 2019 |

In the UAE, Etihad Airways and Boeing announced a first-of-its-kind ‘eco partnership’, in which a specially-themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be used to test products, procedures and initiatives designed to reduce aircraft carbon emissions. The ‘Etihad Greenliner’, to be introduced early next year, will be used by both companies to explore and assess environmental sustainability […]

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Boeing to invest another $1 million in WWF and RSB work on sustainable Brazilian aviation biofuels

Boeing to invest another $1 million in WWF and RSB work on sustainable Brazilian aviation biofuels

June 18, 2019 |

In Brazil, Boeing announced a $1 million investment in Brazil’s efforts to establish a sustainable aviation fuel industry. The investment will focus on initiatives that maximize social, economic and environmental benefits to local communities engaged in the development of feedstock that can be used to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). In 2018, the company provided […]

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Airbus delivers new A320NEOs to China Southern on 10% aviation biofuel

Airbus delivers new A320NEOs to China Southern on 10% aviation biofuel

February 27, 2019 |

In China, China Southern Airlines has become another airline to join the programme to use a blend of traditional and sustainable biofuels to power aircraft for delivery flights from Airbus. The aircraft involved is the first A320NEO for China Southern Airlines, which left the manufacturer’s delivery center in Toulouse last week for its new home […]

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Indonesia looks to Boeing to help start aviation biofuel industry

Indonesia looks to Boeing to help start aviation biofuel industry

July 24, 2018 |

In Indonesia, the first steps towards an aviation biofuel industry were taken earlier this month when a trade ministry delegation met with senior executives at Boeing to discuss cooperation, including with palm oil-based aviation biofuel. A follow up meeting has been facilitated by the government between Boeing and the national biodiesel producers association to discuss […]

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Boeing looks to South Africa for sustainable aviation fuels

Boeing looks to South Africa for sustainable aviation fuels

March 23, 2018 |

In South Africa, The Boeing Company is working on identifying biofuel feedstocks that could be used for sustainable aviation fuel. Boeing is collaborating with the South African government, South African Airways (SAA), the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), and SKYNRG on the initiative. Boeing Commercial Airplanes regional director […]

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Boeing delivered TUI new aircraft flying on 30% biofuel

Boeing delivered TUI new aircraft flying on 30% biofuel

February 28, 2018 |

In Sweden, TUI welcomed the first ever 737 MAX delivery flight on bio-jet fuel, an important part of TUI’s commitment to the future of sustainable aviation. The flight from the Boeing manufacture in Seattle to Stockholm was performed with 30% blend biofuel. This was one of the most carbon-efficient flights ever accomplished by this aircraft […]

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RSB and Boeing to host African Aviation Biofuel Summit in Ethiopia

RSB and Boeing to host African Aviation Biofuel Summit in Ethiopia

February 15, 2018 |

In Ethiopia, in a first for the continent, Addis Ababa will play host to an RSB Aviation Biofuel Summit in March. Generously sponsored by the Boeing Company, this summit will bring together local, regional and international leaders from the aviation industry and government who are driving the development of a sustainable aviation biofuels in the […]

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The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech/PNNL Syngas-to-ATJ Fuels

The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to LanzaTech/PNNL Syngas-to-ATJ Fuels

August 28, 2017 |

The US Department of Energy initiated a project to advance a hybrid conversion technology for catalytic upgrading of biomass-derived syngas to produce Alcohol-to-Jet fuel and chemicals while meeting the cost, quality and environmental requirements of the aviation industry. Ultimately the goal is to demonstrate that ethanol from gas fermentation is suitable for catalytic conversion to […]

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