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2014-04-11 03:00:02

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has signed separate agreements with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to conduct a series of joint flight tests to study the atmospheric effects of emissions from jet engines burning alternative fuels. The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS II) flights are set to begin May 7 and will be flown from NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards,...

2014-02-13 08:21:48

LONDON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading air charter broker, Air Partner, is pleased to announce that it has attracted four new hires to help further build the Group's sales teams. The new hires significantly add to the talent and experience within the Air Partner Group, as demand for charter and jet programs continues to grow. The new hires will join Air Partner's UK, US, Italian and German offices. Vincent Kavanagh joins the private jet management team as UK Sales Director,...

2014-02-05 08:31:58

Patent secures IP around STG+, company's novel single-loop, thermochemical liquid fuel synthesis process HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Primus Green Energy Inc., an alternative fuel company that converts natural gas and other feedstocks directly into drop-in transportation fuels and solvents, announced today that the company's patent application(1) covering its STG+ liquid fuel synthesis technology has been allowed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)....

2014-01-14 12:20:32

- Price-competitive, biofuel reduces CO2 emissions SEATTLE, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has identified "green diesel," a renewable fuel used in ground transportation, as a significant new source of sustainable aviation biofuel that emits at least 50 percent less carbon dioxide than fossil fuel over its lifecycle. The company is working with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and other stakeholders to gain approval for aircraft to fly on green diesel,...

2013-12-03 08:21:43

LONDON, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell today became the first major oil company to develop a lead-free replacement for Aviation Gasoline (Avgas 100 and 100LL), which will now begin a strict regulatory approvals process. Avgas is one of the last common transportation fuels to contain lead and is used by light aircraft and helicopters. Shell's new lead-free formulation comes after 10 years of exhaustive R&D, as well as successful initial testing, carried...

2013-11-14 16:21:53

Lower-carbon fuels to support flights during upcoming major sporting events CANCUN, Mexico, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL) will work together to speed the research, development and approval of new sources of sustainable aviation biofuel in Brazil. Their collaboration will support GOL's plans to use this lower-carbon jet fuel on more flights during upcoming major sporting events and also...

2013-10-10 16:20:08

Collaboration on biofuel supply chain is part of broader efforts to support environmental sustainability CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and South African Airways (SAA) announced today that they will work together to develop and implement a sustainable aviation biofuel supply chain in Southern Africa, a first for the continent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100622/FL24751LOGO ) The companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding for sustainable...

2013-09-18 08:20:34

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From September 2013 Gazpromneft-Aero [http://www.gazprom-neft.aero/en ] achieved a 60% increase of its monthly delivery of jet fuel to foreign airline companies at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow. Indicators increased as the result of signing new, long-term contracts with 6 airline companies: Lufthansa, Swiss International Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Air Dolomiti, and Thai Airways. In the first eight...

2013-09-04 04:20:08

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, September 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazpromneft-Aero, the operator of Gazprom Netf's aviation fuel business [http://www.gazprom-neft.aero/en ], in the first half of 2013 maintained its leading position in Russia's aviation fuel market by retail sales with its 23% market share and remained the largest provider of aviation fuel for the Ministry of Defense's airfields. The total volume of aviation fuel sold by the company in the first half of the year reached...

2013-07-03 04:20:17

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the results of inspection carried out by the International Air Transport Association IATA, Yenisei refuelling facility at Yemelyanovo Airport (Krasnoyarsk) managed jointly by Gazpromneft-Aero [http://www.gazprom-neft.aero/en ] and LUKOIL-AERO was rated as providing the best quality jet fuel supply service for the fuelling of all types of aircrafts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/600995 )...