Emirates will use the launch of nonstop service between Dubai and San Francisco on Dec.15 to demonstrate its green credentials with what is claimed to be the world's longest green flight. Group Chairman and CEO Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum will be on the flight. The inaugural flight using a 777-200LR will demonstrate multiple fuel- and emission-saving measures. The aircraft will be washed to minimize drag and will use electrical ground power rather than running its APU while on the ...

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