Sustainable agriculture

November 2, 2011 - 12:38pm

Air China has successfully completed a demonstration flight using a sustainable biofuel derived from biomass grown in China.

June 4, 2009 - 8:04am

Aviation will become greener in small steps rather than the giant leaps hoped

January 7, 2009 - 10:47am

Continental Airlines today became the first North American airline to demonstrate the use of sustainable biofuel to power a commercial aircraft when one of its Boeing 737-800s took off from George Bush Houston Intercontinental Airport shortly after noon local time fueled in part with algae and jatropha oil.

May 21, 2008 - 11:33am

Honeywell Aerospace, along with Honeywell subsidiary UOP, Airbus, JetBlue and International Aero Engines (IAE), are joining efforts to develop a sustainable biofuel, using feedstocks that do not compete with food or water resources. The five partners will focus on converting bio feedstocks to commercial aviation fuels. Those feedstocks could be algae.

 
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