Airbus and Air Canada joined forces in June to perform a flight from Canada to Mexico that cut CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared to a regular flight. The Airbus A319 flew from Toronto to Mexico City and used biofuels as well as streamlined air traffic management procedures to achieve the emissions savings. Air Canada flight AC991was the second leg of a series of four biofuel flights taking ICAO Secretary General Raymond Benjamin to Rio de Janeiro for the Rio+20 United Nations ...

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