Virgin To Use Sustainable Jet Fuel On Commercial Flight Next Month

Virgin Atlantic has been focusing on reducing CO2 emissions like many other airlines. That’s one of the reasons why the company has heavily invested in its new A350-1000 aircraft. It has also been working on low carbon fuel solutions in a partnership with LanzaTech that’s going to enable Virgin to take a major step forward. The airline has confirmed that it will use sustainable jet fuel in a commercial flight next month. Virgin says that it will “make history” by using LanzaTech’s new sustainable aviation fuel in a commercial flight for the first time. The fuel will be used in one of the airline’s 747 jets on a flight from Orlando to London Gatwick. It will be a “landmark leap” to make low carbon technology a reality, it says.LanzaTech and Virgin have been working together to pioneer technology that captures and recycles carbon-rich industrial waste gases from steel mills into ethanol. These gases would otherwise be released into the atmosphere through chimney

Virgin To Use Sustainable Jet Fuel On Commercial Flight Next Month

Virgin Atlantic has been focusing on reducing CO2 emissions like many other airlines. That’s one of the reasons why the company has heavily invested in its new A350-1000 aircraft. It ...

Sun 16 Sep 18 from Ubergizmo

Virgin to use eco-friendly jet fuel on commercial flight this October

Virgin Atlantic is about conduct a real-world test of its greener jet fuel. The airline plans to use LanzaTech's sustainable fuel for the first time in a commercial flight this ...

Sat 15 Sep 18 from Engadget

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