Results have been published from Lufthansa’s long-term biofuels test program, known as the burnFAIR project, and showthat fuel burn was slightly less than with conventional jet fuel. During the burnFAIR research project, a Lufthansa Airbus A321 flew eight times daily between Hamburg and Frankfurt from July 15 to Dec. 27, 2011. One engine was powered by a 50-50 blend of biofuel and conventional fuel. After testing biosynthetic fuel on 1,187 scheduled flights, Joachim Buse, ...

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