Aeromexico, Boeing, and the Mexican government launched the country’s first intercontinental flight using biofuel Aug. 1. The flight, operated by a GE90 powered Boeing 777-200ER, flew from Mexico City to Madrid and used a 70/30 blend of traditional jet fuel and biofuel based on Jatropha Curcas grown in Mexico. While the transatlantic flight was a one-off proof-of-concept, Aeromexico and the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Users Group are working to implement a program to use the blend ...

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