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Qantas fuels A330 with recycled cooking oil

An Australian airline said Friday it had found a sustainable alternative to aviation fuel that was more economical and efficient and cut an aircraft’s carbon emissions: recycled cooking oil.

ATA applauds President Obama’s directive for further advanced biofuels development

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Colombia touts Latin America as part of solution for UN goals

(eTN) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos last week in New York at the UN General Assembly promoted the vital role that the resources of Latin America can play in achieving many of the global goa

Greening the aviation industry with biofuels

In 2008 alone, US passenger and cargo airline operations required 16.1 billion gallons or approximately 382.4 million barrels of jet fuel.

Study shows biofuels perform favorably as jet fuel

Boeing and a team from across the aviation industry today released high-level elements of a study that shows that sustainable biofuels analyzed in a series of pioneering test flights performed favorab

Air Transport Association applauds biofuel funding announcement

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) today hailed the announcement made jointly by the US Departments of Energy (DOE) and Agriculture (USDA) to release up to US$25 million i

Boeing joins aviation, energy and academic leaders to accelerate development and...

SEATTLE, WA (September 24, 2008) - Boeing has, with leading air carriers and Honeywell's UOP, a refining technology developer, established a group to accelerate the development and commercialization o

Biofuels become aviation’s big focus

As concerns about global warming intensify throughout the world, aviation is receiving a disproportionate level of scrutiny for its contribution to total global production of greenhouse gases.