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2010-10-21 10:52:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, applauded Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Vilsack for steps announced today to set America on a sound path to greatly enhance the nation's independence from foreign oil sources and reduce carbon emissions. "ATA and its member airlines, in close collaboration with USDA, the Boeing Company, the Department of Defense and the...

2010-07-18 22:59:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Solazyme, Inc. is helping the U.S. military move closer to powering its planes, ships, tanks and trucks on renewable fuel and has delivered of 1,500 gallons of 100% algae-based jet fuel for the U.S. Navy's testing and certification program. The U.S. Navy has previously announced the objective to operate at least 50% of its fleet on clean, renewable fuel by 2020, and the delivery fulfills a contract awarded to Solazyme by the U.S....

2010-07-12 07:00:00

SEATTLE, July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK), Boeing (NYSE: BA), Portland International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Spokane International Airport and Washington State University today announced a strategic initiative to promote aviation biofuel development in the Pacific Northwest. The first regional assessment of its kind in the United States, the "Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest" project will look at biomass options within a four-state...

2010-06-24 13:02:00

PHOENIX, June 24, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop mature technology for Fuel Burn Reduction and test aviation biofuels for use in Honeywell Gas Turbine Engines. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO) The agreement is valued at approximately $27 million over the five-year...

2010-06-16 08:15:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel(TM) produced using its Green Jet Fuel process technology powered a Boeing AH-64D Apache helicopter flown by the Royal Netherlands Air Force. The flight, which is the first helicopter flight using sustainable aviation biofuels to date, was conducted at Gilze-Rijen Airbase, the home of the Royal Netherlands' combat helicopter fleet. Natural oils from...

2010-06-14 15:30:00

DUBLIN, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Babcock & Brown Air Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("B&B Air"), a global lessor of modern, fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft, today announced that its CEO, Colm Barrington, is scheduled to present at the 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, in New York. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 11:35 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available...

2010-06-08 08:17:00

MADISON, Wis., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Virent Energy Systems, Inc. announced today it has closed a $46.4 million third round of funding in which Shell and Cargill deepened their commitment to Virent's breakthrough technology platform. Virent is an industry leader in converting plant sugars into sustainable advanced fuels for car, truck, train, and air transportation. This new round of funding will advance Virent's efforts to scale its unique BioForming® process, a...

2010-05-27 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it will collaborate with aviation and refining leaders, including PetroChina, Air China and Boeing, to evaluate and demonstrate sustainable aviation biofuels in China. Honeywell's UOP will be part of a team led by China's National Energy Administration (NEA) and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USDTA) that will work to address the technical, economic and institutional...

2010-05-27 07:00:00

BEIJING, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and PetroChina, together with representatives of the Chinese energy sector and the global aviation industry, today announced the signing of an agreement to evaluate establishing a sustainable aviation biofuels industry in China. The strategic assessment is the first such effort in China and will take a comprehensive look at the environmental and socio-economic benefits of developing sustainable alternatives to fossil-based jet...

2010-05-11 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, has been selected as one of Boeing's 2009 suppliers of the year. One of just 14 companies chosen from a pool of 10,500, Honeywell's UOP business unit has played a crucial role in supporting Boeing's biofuel flight test program and research projects. In 2009, Honeywell's UOP produced biofuel from sustainable sources such as algae, camelina and jatropha for Boeing's Bio-SPK flight test program to...