Swedish regional carrier BRA has operated a flight from Stockholm Bromma Airport to Umeå in northern Sweden with an ATR-72-600 using a fuel blend comprised 45% of used cooking oil. Turboprop manufacturer ATR said it was the first biofuel-powered flight of an ATR aircraft. “Sweden is currently debating a new tax on aviation,” BRA CEO Christian Clemens said in a statement issued after the flight. “It will have a minimal impact on emissions, and will unfortunately slow ...

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