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United Airlines to Power Flights With Waste

United Airlines to Power Flights With Waste

Despite rock bottom oil prices and lackluster demand for biofuels in the U.S., United Airlines announced on Friday that it plans to power thousands of commercial flights between Los Angeles and San Francisco with biofuel created from farm waste like animal fats and oils.

While a handful of airlines have flown individual flights using a variety of types of biofuels, this is among the first times that an airline is committing to power a large number of commercial flights. If all goes well, a biofuel blend is supposed to be used for all of United’s jet fuel supply at Los Angeles International Airport.

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