Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has conducted a biofuel demonstration flight as a step toward the production of sustainable aviation fuel in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Boeing 777 made a 45-minute flight Jan. 18 with one engine running on a 10% blend of biofuel and conventional jet fuel. The biofuel was produced from cane using Amyris’s direct sugar to hydrocarbon (DSHC) feedstock-to-fuel pathway. The biofuel was partially converted from plant matter by energy giant Total then ...

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