Latest Jet fuel Stories

2009-01-09 10:25:00

A plane partly powered by biofuel derived from algae has completed its first test flight by a United States airline.

2009-01-07 11:15:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today is demonstrating the use of sustainable biofuel to power a commercial aircraft for the first time ever in North America.

2009-01-01 12:50:00

A New Zealand airliner successfully fueled a plane using oil from the seeds of a poisonous shrub, at a time when airlines hit by high oil prices and pressure over the impact of planes on the environment seek greener fuels.

2008-12-17 14:10:06

Two British airlines said Wednesday they would cut their fuel surcharge fees due to the falling price of oil and jet fuel. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic both announced the reductions, with BA passengers likely to see prices go down between $23 and $31 on flights less than nine hours and $46 to

2008-12-08 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced plans for the first biofuel-powered demonstration flight of a U.S. commercial airliner, to be conducted in Houston on Jan.

2008-12-02 07:00:00

Private Jet Travel, One Seat at a Time OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With just a few clicks, savvy air travelers will soon leave behind long lines, flight delays and cancellations by arranging their own, shared use of a private jet.

2008-11-13 18:00:13

The world's first commercial aviation test flight powered by a sustainable second-generation biofuel will take place on December 3, 2008. The jatropha based fuel for the Air New Zealand Boeing 747-400 test flight out of Auckland, New Zealand, has been certified as suitable for use by Rolls-Royce.

2008-11-11 00:00:18

The aviation industry must accelerate implementation of advanced airspace management technologies to counteract pressure from a public increasingly concerned about the environment.

2008-11-07 09:00:14

Mainline Indian airlines Kingfisher and Jet Airways are expected to slash ticket prices by up to INR1,000 on domestic routes by December 2008, reported The Economic Times.

2008-11-05 06:00:14

SilkAir, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has announced that it will reduce its fuel surcharges for all tickets issued on or after November 7, 2008 for travel on its flights, in line with the recent sustained fall in the price of jet fuel.

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