Lufthansa 747-400. By Rob Finlayson Lufthansa (LH) has concluded a long-term biofuel study by operating the world’s first biofuel-powered transatlantic commercial flight to the US (ATW Daily News, Jan. 10). Flight LH 418 landed at Washington Dulles Jan. 12 after an 8-hr. and 20 min. flight from Frankfurt (FRA). The Boeing 747-400 carried approximately 40 tons of biofuel mix. LH said carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions were reduced by about 38 tons. Captain Rudolf Seebass and ...

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