Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has operated two Boeing 737-800 scheduled flights powered by a fuel comprised of 20% biofuel derived from non-edible field corn. Alaska estimated that the fuel blend used on the Seattle (SEA)-San Francisco and SEA-Washington National flights reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 50% on the two June 7 flights. The alcohol-to-jet (ATJ) fuel was provided by Englewood, Colorado-based Gevo, a renewable technology, chemical products and next-generation biofuel ...

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