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2011-06-09 00:00:29

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released April 2011 and the first four months of 2011 statistics for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. Utica, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Last month, corporate aviation intelligence firm JETNET reported 1st quarter 2011 pre-owned market early-stage recovery signs. This trend continues as JETNET reports double digit growth of 15.7% in pre-owned business jet retail sales transactions in...

2011-05-25 16:15:10

Establishing an economically and environmentally beneficial, 'bio-derived' Australian and New Zealand aviation fuels industry is a viable proposition, according to a report compiled by CSIRO in collaboration with the region's major aviation industry players. The report, Flight Path to Sustainable Aviation, predicts that over the next 20 years a new, sustainable, Australia-New Zealand aviation fuels industry could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 17 per cent, generate more than 12,000 jobs and...

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...

2011-05-12 00:13:03

A new analysis emphasizes the large variability in greenhouse gas emissions from alternative fuels In an effort to combat soaring fuel prices and cut greenhouse gas emissions, the aviation industry is racing toward the use of biofuels. In 2008, Virgin Atlantic became the first commercial airline to fly a plane on a blend of biofuel and petroleum. Since then, Air New Zealand, Qatar Airways and Continental Airlines, among others, have flown biofuel test flights, and Lufthansa is racing to be...

2011-04-08 12:40:00

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Matchmaking, Inc. has compiled the results of multiple airline tests of oil from the little known non-edible plant Jatropha as a potential substitute for traditional jet fuel with impressive results. The non-profit company specializes in matching small firms with government agencies and major corporations. Japan Airlines, Air New Zealand, Continental, Brazil's TAM Airlines and most recently the Mexican carrier Interjet, in cooperation...

2011-03-30 17:11:00

Statement by AIA President & CEO Marion C. Blakey ARLINGTON, Va., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's remarks today outlined an exciting blueprint to achieve a long-term energy security policy for our nation. He highlighted the commitment of the U.S. Air Force to obtain half of its domestic jet fuels from alternative sources by 2016. The commercial aviation industry is also doing its part to be a responsible environmental steward. The Aerospace Industries...

2011-03-30 11:54:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today applauded President Obama's directive to the Department of Energy (DOE), the Navy and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to further advance biofuels for fighter jets, trucks and commercial airliners as part of his plan for enabling America's energy security. "We applaud President Obama's leadership in furthering...

2011-03-04 10:06:00

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Environmental Protection Agency regulation of greenhouse gas emissions by U.S. petroleum refineries could drive many refineries out of business, depriving hundreds of thousands of American workers of their jobs and weakening America's economic and national security, according to NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association. "The unilateral regulation of GHGs (greenhouse gases) by the United States ... will place domestic...

2011-02-09 17:22:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners, Inc. and Aviation Partners Boeing announced today that as of February 9, 2011 at 4:47AM P.S.T. their unique Blended Winglet* Technology has saved the world's airlines and private jet operators 2.5 Billion gallons of jet fuel, or about 5 Billion U.S. dollars. This represents a global reduction in CO2 emissions of almost 26 Million tons. Aviation Partners Winglet Technology is now flying on more than 4,000 airplanes and 21 different...

2011-01-25 12:13:41

If the U.S. military increases its use of alternative fuels, there will be no direct benefit to the nation's armed forces, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Any benefits from investment in alternative fuels by the U.S. Department of Defense will accrue to the nation as a whole rather than to mission-specific needs of the military, researchers found. The study is based on an examination of alternative jet and naval fuels that can be produced from coal or various renewable resources,...


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