Airbus announced yesterday in Toulouse a partnership with JetBlue Airways, IAE, Honeywell Aerospace and Honeywell's UOP subsidiary "to pursue development of a sustainable second-generation biofuel for use in commercial aircraft." The new venture will endeavor to develop renewal energy technology to convert vegetable- and algae-based oils into jet fuel. UOP already has developed "process technology to convert natural oils and greases to military jet fuel" as a drop-in replacement as part of a ...

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