British Airways in partnership with Washington-based Solena Group said it plans to establish "Europe's first sustainable jet-fuel plant" and will use the low-carbon fuel to power part of its fleet from 2014. The fuel will be derived from waste biomass. The facility is likely to be situated in east London and will be capable of converting up to 500,000 tonnes of waste per year into 16 million gal. of green jet fuel "through a process that offers lifecycle greenhouse gas ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"BA to establish biofuel plant for fuel needs" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.