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[NEWS] SeaTac Aims to be National Leader in Jet Biofuels

– by John Stang, October 31, 2016, GeekWire

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Photo: Alaska Airlines

One big hurdle in getting airlines to use biofuels is the cost difference biofuels and petroleum-based fuels. Right now, petroleum-based jet fuels are cheaper. But biofuels produce fewer carbon emissions.

So the Port of Seattle, sustainable jet fuel company SkyNRG and Sir Richard Branson’s nonprofit Carbon War Room announced today that they are partnering on a study to find out how to compensate airlines for the difference in fuel prices. Backers of the study hope to have some results by February.

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[NEWS] Biofuels on Jet Flights from Los Angeles to Amsterdam

– by Linda Blachly, September 8, 2016, Air Transport World

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Photo: Air Transport World

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a three-year contract with Los Angeles-based refinery AltAir Fuels and SkyNRG for the supply of sustainable biofuel on all flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

The biofuel will be produced by AltAir Fuels and supplied by SkyNRG.

“Sustainable biofuel is currently one of the most effective ways to reduce CO2 emissions in the airline industry,” KLM president and CEO said. “Owing partly to the companies taking part in the KLM Corporate Biofuel Program, we have been able to take this step, giving a further impulse to the consistent production of biofuel.”

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