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2011-07-02 00:00:32

JETNET reported that the first five months of the 2011 pre-owned market showed early-stage recovery signs with expectations that 2011 would be a year of correction. In May this trend continued as JETNET reported double-digit growth of 19.7% in pre-owned business jet retail sale transactions in the first five months of 2011, along with a continued decline in average asking price. Utica, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 JETNET LLC,the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released...

2011-07-01 12:49:00

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable fuels can now be blended with conventional commercial and military jet (or gas turbine) fuel through requirements in the newly issued edition of ASTM D7566-11, Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons. The revised standard was approved July 1, 2011. Through the new provisions included in ASTM D7566, up to 50 percent bioderived synthetic blending components can be added to conventional jet fuel....

2011-06-22 08:00:00

LE BOURGET, France, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reducing fuel consumption, carbon emissions and community noise are the focus as Boeing (NYSE: BA) and American Airlines (NYSE: AMR) announced that the airline will be the launch customer for the evolutionary ecoDemonstrator Program. A Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft will be used to flight test and accelerate the market readiness of emerging technologies. "We are proud to have American Airlines as our launch partner for this new...

2011-06-21 10:05:00

Small Businesses Worldwide would Greatly Benefit from a Significant Reduction in Fuel Cost DALLAS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Small Business Travelers Alliance (ASBTA) serves America's 27 million small companies by working to improve service, reduce costs and maintain safety and comfort in air travel. "Public and private sector experts agree that small business success in creating jobs despite critical economic challenges is an essential factor in stabilizing...

2011-06-20 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, announced today that a core group of airlines has signed letters of intent with Solena Fuels, LLC ("Solena") for a future supply of jet fuel derived exclusively from biomass to be produced in northern California. Solena's "GreenSky California" biomass-to-liquids (BTL) facility in Northern California (Santa Clara County) will utilize...

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...

2011-06-11 00:00:29

Machine tool distributor TECHJET of Poland is distributing Jet Edge waterjet pumps in Poland. TECHJET carries Jet Edge's full line of water jet pumps for precision and mobile cutting, cleaning and UHP surface preparation, including 6,200 bar X-Stream water jet intensifier pumps. St. Michael, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 Jet Edge, Inc., a leading manufacturer of ultra-high pressure waterjets for precision cutting, coating removal and surface preparation, is pleased to announce that TECHJET is...

2011-06-10 12:02:00

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today applauded the ASTM International Committee on Petroleum Products and Lubricants for approving a new jet fuel specification that will further enable the use of sustainable alternative fuels in aviation. "The committee endorsement of this specification is significant for all consumers of jet fuel, bringing the airline...


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