Analysis of the first civil jet flight using 100 percent biofuel reveals a reduction in emissions.
Technology giant Honeywell has announced a comprehensive test program for aviation biofuel that will move it beyond the 50/50 threshold.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes aviation history by completing the first transpacific biofuel flight.
EarthTechling columnist Susan Kraemer cheers the European Union for its leadership in placing a carbon cost on flights that land in or take off from Europe.
Eight companies get a total of $7.7 million in FAA contracts as the Obama administration and the airline industry look for more and cheaper biofuels.
To help the aviation industry achieve carbon-neutral growth by 2020, Boeing will collaborate with Hawai’i’ BioEnergy to develop drop-in jet biofuels in Hawaii.
Honeywell International says their Green Jet Fuel is now powering the Aeromexico route between Mexico City and San José, Costa Rica.
United subsidiary Continental flies Houston to Chicago using fuel derived from algae oil, while Alaska plans 75 biofuel flights beginning Wednesday.
Thomson Airways flies the first biofuel-powered flight from the United Kingdom, and Friends of the Earth and other environmental groups are not happy.
NASA’s $1.65 million prize and Google’s sponsorship of electric airline motor charging stations support the CAFE Green Flight Challenge.
Finnair carries passengers from Helskini to Amsterdam, beating an earlier KLM Amsterdam-Paris trip to become the longest biofuel-powered commercial flight.