The Air Transport Assn. and the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Energy Support Center last month signed a strategic alliance agreement designed to spur the development and deployment of alternative aviation fuels. The airline industry and the US Dept. of Defense collectively require more than 1.5 million barrels of jet fuel per day. "We have a level of commitment that's truly unparalleled," ATA CEO James May said of the partnership." The alliance will form three ...

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