A Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-800 has completed China’s first passenger flight with sustainable biofuel made by Sinopec from waste cooking oil collected from restaurants in China. Both of the aircraft’s CFM International CFM56-7B engines were powered by a fuel blend of approximately 50% aviation biofuel mixed with conventional petroleum jet fuel. Pu Ming, VP- Hainan Airlines and pilot of the biofuel flight, said, “As a fast-growing domestic and international carrier, Hainan ...

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