Qantas A330. By Rob Finlayson Qantas (QF) launched Australia’s first commercial biofuel flight Friday, operating an Airbus A330 between Sydney and Adelaide using a 50:50 blend derived from used cooking oil and conventional jet fuel (ATW Daily News, April 2). Just ahead of the flight, QF announced it will conduct a feasibility study into the potential for a sustainable alternative aviation fuel industry in Australia. The Australian government will fund the study, which will ...

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