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2011-08-16 14:51:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended the announcement of the U.S. departments of Agriculture and Energy, and the Navy to invest up to $510 million over three years in a public-private partnership to produce advanced drop-in aviation and marine biofuels as part of the administration's plan for enabling America's energy security. "This initiative is...

2011-07-28 11:19:00

Airlines Continue to Leverage Every Strategy and Technology Possible to Save Fuel WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on the needs, challenges and opportunities for alternative jet fuels. The steady rise of jet-fuel prices over the last decade and unprecedented price volatility...

2011-06-18 04:00:00

PARIS, June 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Green Jet Fuel has successfully powered the first transatlantic biofuel flight, which landed today at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. The Honeywell-operated Gulfstream G450 became the first aircraft to fly from North America to Europe with a 50/50 blend of Honeywell Green Jet Fuel and petroleum-based jet fuel, powering one of the aircraft's Rolls-Royce engines. It was also the first business jet to be...

2011-06-16 11:30:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Embarking on a new "world first" in alternative energy use, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Green Jet Fuel is powering the first-ever transatlantic biofuel flight for the Paris Air Show. When it lands in Paris, the Honeywell-owned Gulfstream G450 will become the first aircraft to fly from North America to Europe with a 50/50 blend of camelina-derived biofuel and petroleum-based...

2011-06-16 08:30:00

SEATTLE, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) will fly the new 747-8 Freighter to its international air show debut in a doubly historic fashion, flying the airplane across the Atlantic Ocean to the Paris Air Show using a renewable aviation jet fuel - the world's first transatlantic crossing of a commercial jetliner using biologically derived fuel. Boeing pilots Capt. Keith Otsuka and Capt. Rick Braun and Cargolux Capt. Sten Rossby will fly the airplane with each of the 747-8...

2011-06-01 00:06:52

Global companies eager to tap into Algae's potential in Australia, head to Algae World Australia in Queensland for latest updates on the robust developments and regulations on Algae investments in Australia, plus a site visit to MBD-JCU Algal R&D Facility. Queensland (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 As Australia attracts many algae fuel researchers and investors, various projects are in force in the country. Thanks to the myriad of algae activities down under, Biofuels Digest recently gave it the...

2011-05-31 08:00:00

RENTON, Wash., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While increasing airplane production, The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) generated year-over-year improvements in environmental performance, the company reported today in its annual Environment Report. At manufacturing and office locations in 2010, Boeing consumed less energy, reduced carbon dioxide emissions and water intake, and generated less hazardous waste compared to the previous year. "Boeing has taken up the challenge to make our products,...

2011-05-25 14:00:00

SEATTLE, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Northwest has the diverse feedstocks, fuel-delivery infrastructure and political will needed to create a viable biofuels industry capable of reducing greenhouse gases and meeting the future fuel demands of the aviation industry. Creating an aviation biofuels industry, however, will depend upon securing early government policy support to prioritize the aviation industry in U.S. biofuel development. That's the conclusion announced today in...

2011-05-20 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel(TM) will power two Air Force F-16 aircraft as part of a Thunderbirds demonstration at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. During a Joint Services Open House at the base on May 20 and 21, two Thunderbird aircraft will perform using a 50/50 blend of Honeywell Green Jet Fuel made from camelina and petroleum-based jet fuel. Camelina, grown and harvested for...

2011-04-28 13:28:00

MEXICO CITY, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consejo de Promocion Turistica de Mexico praised Mexico's domestic carrier, Interjet, and Airbus for joining the ranks of Air New Zealand and Continental Airlines in leading the way for the international aviation industry by using more sustainable energy. Last month Interjet affirmed its commitment to sustainable energy in Mexico by conducting the first biofuel flight in the nation with an Airbus A320 aircraft using 30 percent...


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