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United Commences Regular Bio Flights

March 14, 2016 in Aviation, Biofuels, milestones by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Carrier Says It ‘Makes History’ with Friday’s LAX-SFO Flight
Signifying the Start of Its Regular Use of Renewable Jet Fuel:
Three-Year Deal for Honeywell-UOP Process Fuel from AltAir

United Airlines commenced regular use of renewable jet fuel with an inaugural flight from the Los Angeles International Airport to San Francisco International this past Friday. “The launch marks a significant milestone in the commercial aviation industry by moving beyond demonstration flights and test programs to the use of advanced biofuels for United’s ongoing operations,” the airline said.

United Airlines Buys into Biofuels

July 7, 2015 in Aviation, Biofuels, Companies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Carrier Invests $30 Million in California’s Fulcrum BioEnergy,
And Wants to Buy 90 Million Cost-Competitive Gallons Per Year

United Airlines is talking up “an historic $30 million equity investment” in Pleasanton, Calif.-based Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. which has developed a process for converting municipal solid waste into low-cost sustainable aviation biofuel.

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