A Qantas Boeing 787-9 has flown a transpacific flight using a biofuel blend, landing in Melbourne Jan. 30 after a 15 hour flight from Los Angeles. The General Electric GEnx-powered flight used a 10% blend of biofuel made from carinata. A non-food type of mustard seed, the carinata was developed by Canadian agricultural-technology company Agrisoma Biosciences. Under a partnership announced in 2017, the company is working with Australian farmers to grow the country’s first seed crop for ...

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