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Boeing Airline Partnership Grows Desert Superplants for Green Jet Fuel

As the world seeks to reduce carbon emissions, the aviation field is making major advancements. A new research facility the size of four football fields...

Jet Fuel From Garbage Will Power British Airlines Planes

Come 2017, British Airways could be able to fuel flights from London to New York on trash. The airline has partnered with Washington, D.C.-based Solena...
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Virgin Develops Jet Fuel With Half the Carbon Footprint of Others

Virgin Atlantic Airways and LanzaTech are developing an aviation fuel that will cut in half the carbon footprint of conventional flights. Instead of using plant stock...
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Passenger Spots Leaking Jet Fuel, Averts Mid-Ocean Crash

Staff Sgt. Bartek Bachleda spotted a fuel leak during take-off and possibly saved the lives of more than 300 airline passengers in route...
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Encouraging Results for Renewable Jet Fuel Tests

A company called Sustainable Power says it has been working with “an undisclosed airline” to test a blend of petroleum-based jet fuel and bio-fuel...

Historic First: Fighter Jet Takes Flight Powered Only by Biofuel

The EA-18G "Green Growler" is the first of many that will be taking to the skies using only renewable fuel.
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Air Force Improves Energy Efficiency in Jets, Fuel

The US Air Force has developed an energy plan focused on reducing demand and increasing efficiency. For instance, 99 percent of the Air Force fleet...
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Boeing, Virgin Join Group Committed to Biofuel for Commercial Jets

Boeing last week joined Virgin Atlantic and eight other major air carriers, along with Honeywell's energy arm, in an organized effort to develop new...

JetBlue Offsets Over 2 Billion Pounds of CO2 Emissions

JetBlue airlines has just flown past a major milestone in sustainability. By signing one of the biggest renewable jet fuel agreements in aviation history, JetBlue committed...

NASA Engineer Saves Passenger Jet From Disaster When He Spots Malfunction From Window Seat

This commercial flight could have gone much worse if it had not been for an attentive NASA engineer who loves window seats on planes.

Alaska Airlines Makes History With First Bio Fueled Commercial Flight

The Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Washington D.C. on Monday was powered with a blend of bio fuel, cutting the flight's carbon footprint by 50-80%.
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World’s First Biofuel Flight Powered by 100 Percent Plant Oil

A twin-engine, 10-seater airplane taking off from Ottawa International airport two months ago may have looked like any other plane but it was, in...
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World’s First Biofuel Flight Powered by 100 Percent Plant Oil

A twin-engine, 10-seater airplane taking off from Ottawa International airport two months ago may have looked like any other plane but it was, in...
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Delta Confirms Purchase of 100 Fuel-Efficient Planes

Delta Air Lines on Thursday confirmed its plan to buy 100 Boeing 737 jets that not only offer perks for travelers including a roomier...
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Biofuel Powers Two European Airlines

Biodiesel has been around since the early 1900′s when pioneers tinkered with a variety of biofuels to power vehicles. The preferred source of biofuel for...
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Republican Heavyweights Urge U.S. to Adopt Tougher Fuel-Mileage Standard

A group of Republican former Environmental Protection Agency administrators, governors and members of Congress are throwing their public support behind a fuel economy target...
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7 Leading US Airlines to Use BioMass Fuel Made From Waste in California

Seven of the leading U.S. airlines announced this week they've signed up to purchase jet fuel made from recycled urban and agricultural waste to...
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7 Leading US Airlines to Use BioMass Fuel Made From Waste in California

Seven of the leading U.S. airlines announced this week they've signed up to purchase jet fuel made from recycled urban and agricultural waste to...
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Virgin Spends $1.4 Billion On Super-Efficient, Ultra Quiet Jet Engines

Wanting to pay less for fuel now, Virgin America has invested in a remarkable new engine from GE. "This is one of these significant...
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Another Advancement in Hydrogen Fuel Uses Cheap Abundant Sulfide

The best way to make hydrogen fuel is thought to be photo electrochemical, a process for water splitting. When the sun hits, the solar...