A biofuel supply sufficient to meet up to 1% of aviation’s fuel needs could be available “instantly,” and at a price competitive with petroleum jet fuel, if green diesel is approved for use in aircraft, according to Boeing. The company is working with partners to gain approval by the end of 2014. Clearing the road-transport fuel for use in aircraft would get aviation over the hurdle of scaling up biofuels to commercial volumes at competitive prices. Sufficient capacity ...

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