Budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle and SAS Scandinavian Airlines will conduct their first biofuel flights in Norway Nov. 11. Two conventional scheduled flights, one operated by each airline, will depart Trondheim and Bergen airports, respectively, to make the relatively short hop to Oslo with 48% biofuel in their tanks. The heads of the two airlines said they “believe this is the future.” SAS CEO Rickard Gustafson said: “SAS has been working to speed up commercialization ...

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