Staff prepare the KLM Fokker 70 cityhopp
  • Staff prepare the KLM Fokker 70 cityhopp
  • Staff prepare the KLM Fokker 70 cityhopper airplane and fill it with biofuel, in Schiphol, on August 31, 2011. Dutch airline KLM announced that it will use a biofuel generated from used cooking oil to power more than 200 commercial flights between Paris and Amsterdam starting in September. 'There will be 50 percent traditional kerosene and 50 percent biofuel extracted from used cooking oil,' KLM spokesman Gedi Schrijver told AFP, adding that KLM is the first airline to use this type of fuel in commercial flights. AFP PHOTO / ANP / MARCEL ANTONISSE ***Netherlands out - Belgium out*** (Photo credit should read MARCEL ANTONISSE/AFP/Getty Images)
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A worker prepares the KLM Fokker 70 city
  • A worker prepares the KLM Fokker 70 city
  • A worker prepares the KLM Fokker 70 cityhopper airplane before its first flight using biofuel, in Schiphol, on August 31, 2011. Dutch airline KLM announced that it will use a biofuel generated from used cooking oil to power more than 200 commercial flights between Paris and Amsterdam starting in September. 'There will be 50 percent traditional kerosene and 50 percent biofuel extracted from used cooking oil,' KLM spokesman Gedi Schrijver told AFP, adding that KLM is the first airline to use this type of fuel in commercial flights. AFP PHOTO / ANP / MARCEL ANTONISSE ***Netherlands out - Belgium out*** (Photo credit should read MARCEL ANTONISSE/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Image Credit: MARCEL ANTONISSE via Getty Images
(FILES) A file picture taken on October
  • (FILES) A file picture taken on October
  • (FILES) A file picture taken on October 13, 20111 shows airport workers filling up the tank of an Airbus as part of its preparation for the most CO2 efficient flight ever carried out worldwide and which will travel from Toulouse to Paris at the Toulouse-Blagnac airport, in southwestern France. The growth of biofuel consumption has slowed markedly in 2011, just 3%, while it exceeded 40% three years earlier, according to a report released on July 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ERIC CABANIS (Photo credit should read ERIC CABANIS/AFP/GettyImages)
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The KLM airplane which runs on biokerose
  • The KLM airplane which runs on biokerose
  • The KLM airplane which runs on biokerosene is seen at Schiphol airport, near Amsterdam, on November 23, 2009. A Boeing 747, one of four engines powered by a 50-percent biokerosene mix, circled the Netherlands for an hour today in what airline KLM called the world's first passenger flight using biofuel. AFP PHOTO/ANP/LEX VAN LIESHOUT netherlands out - belgium out (Photo credit should read Lex Lieshout/AFP/Getty Images)
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Aviation Biofuel
  • Aviation Biofuel
  • From left, Billy Glover, a Boeing vice president, Bill Ayer, Alaska Airlines CEO, Bill Bryant, Port of Seattle Commission president, and John Gardner, a WSU vice president, smile as they begin a news conference to call attention to a biofuels feasibility study, Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Sea-Tac Aiport in Seattle. The 10-month study, by a group of regional stakeholders including Boeing, Alaska Airlines, Washington State University and several airports, says that the Pacific Northwest has the diverse feedstocks, fuel delivery infrastructure and political will to create a viable biofuels industry that would reduce greenhouse gases and meet future fuel demands of the aviation industry. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Mexico Biofuels
  • Mexico Biofuels
  • A bio-fuel supply truck sits parked by an Airbus 320 passenger plane belonging to Interjet airlines after it arrived from Mexico City in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico, Friday April 1, 2011. This was the first flight in Mexico partially powered (27%) by bio-fuels, the first step in Mexico's plans to reach the goal of powering 20% of Mexican aviation with bio-fuels. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
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Mexico Biofuels
  • Mexico Biofuels
  • Ground support workers simulate for the press a fuel charge on an Interjet airlines Airbus 320 passenger plane using biofuel in Mexico City, Mexico, Friday, April 1, 2011. The airplane was the first flight in Mexico partially powered (27%) by biofuels. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
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New Zealand Airplane Biofuel
  • New Zealand Airplane Biofuel
  • Test Pilot Captain Keith Pattie, right, Air New Zealand's Chief Pilot Captain David Morgan, left, pose with the company's CEO , Rob Fyfe before their test of a Bio Fuel mixture in the left hand engine of Boeing 747 in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008. Air New Zealand tested one engine of a Boeing 747-400 airplane powering it by a 50:50 blend of oil from jatropha plants and A1 jet fuel for the flight to test the fuel's viscosity.(AP Photo/NZ Herald, Paul Estcourt) ** NEW ZEALAND OUT **
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Japan Airline (JAL) president Haruka Nis
  • Japan Airline (JAL) president Haruka Nis
  • Japan Airline (JAL) president Haruka Nishimatsu (2nd R), captain Keiji Kobayashi (L) and Koji Matsunami (R) pose in front of a jet engine of the JAL Boeing 747-300 aircraft which is decorated in a special design to mark the first demonstration flight powered by biofuel, at its hangar of Haneda Airport in Tokyo on January 30, 2009. A blend of 50 percent biofuel and 50 percent traditional Jet-A (kerosene) fuel was tested in one of the aircraft's four engines. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Image Credit: TORU YAMANAKA via Getty Images


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