ACT News 2017


Bizjets Fly Green to the EBACE Static

May 27, 2017 in Aviation, Biofuels, milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Bombardier Talks Up Its ‘Commitment to Sustainability’

Bombardier Business Aircraft flew Learjet 75, Challenger 350 and 650, and Global 6000 jets powered by a biofuel blend to last week’s EBACE 2017 event in Geneva. The used cooking oil-based fuel was supplied by Netherlands-based SkyNRG biofuels via EBACE exhibitor AEG Fuels.

Oslo Airport Now Offers Biofuel to All

January 24, 2016 in Aviation, Biofuels by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Air BP Is Handling the Camelina-Based Product from Neste
Which Is ‘Delivered Through the Normal Supply Mechanism’

As of this past Friday, all airlines operating out of Norway’s Oslo Airport Gardermoenm have the option to purchase biofuel from Air BP. The camelina-based fuel is produced by Neste in Finland, and shipped as a 50-50 blend with conventional petroleum-based product.

Boeing Taps Canada for Aviation Biofuels

December 8, 2015 in Aviation, Biofuels, Companies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

British Columbia Partnership to Evaluate Forest Waste as Feed

Boeing, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and SkyNRG are collaborating to turn leftover branches, sawdust and other forest-industry waste into sustainable aviation biofuel, Boeing said last week.

Boeing Sees Promise in New Tobacco

August 19, 2014 in Aviation, Biofuels by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Jet Manufacturer Partners with South African Airways and SkyNRG

Boeing, South African Airways and Holland’s SkyNRG are collaborating to produce a sustainable aviation biofuel from a new type of hybrid tobacco plant known as Solaris.

KLM Talks Up Regular Bioflights

March 18, 2013 in Aviation, Biofuels by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Blend with ASTM-Conformant Fuel from Cooking Oil

KLM is trumpeting its first-ever series of biofuel-powered intercontinental flights – a weekly run, beginning this month, from John F. Kennedy in New York to Amsterdam Schiphol in The Netherlands on a Boeing 777-200 using a sustainable biofuel blend. The 777-200 has twin GE90 engines. updated with Epic photo on March 24

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