NEWS Press releases Jun 19, 2012

Canadian Renewable Fuel Producers Applaud Air Canada’s First Biofuel Powered Flight

OTTAWA – The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) applauds Air Canada’s first biofuels powered flight. The commercial flight between Toronto and Mexico City that took place June 18, 2012 was fueled by a 50/50 mix of biofuels derived from recycled cooking oil and traditional jet fuel.

According to a release from Air Canada, yesterday’s flight was supported by Airbus and was flown in conjunction with an International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) environmental demonstration ahead of the Rio +20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.

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