The first batch of low-carbon jet fuel derived from waste industrial gases from steel mills has been produced for use by UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic, with flight trials scheduled to start in 2017. Virgin Atlantic has been working with fuel company LanzaTech since 2011 to develop an alcohol-to-jet (AtJ) fuel, branded as Lanzanol. An initial 1,500 US gallons of the low-carbon jet fuel has been produced in China by LanzaTech and has passed its initial performance tests “with ...

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