Alaska Airlines to buy sustainable biofuel for Hawaii flights

Alaska Airlines has announced it has signed an agreement to buy locally-sourced sustainable biofuel for its aircraft. Hawaii Bioenergy is expected to ramp up production of the wood-based sustainable jet fuel within five years of regulatory approval, allowing Alaska Airlines to begin procuring for its Hawaii flights in 2018. Joel Matsunaga, Executive Vice President and […]

Alaskan airline begins ‘historic’ commercial biofuel flights

Alaska Airlines is flying 75 commercial passenger flights in the United States powered by biofuel. The airline’s chief is now calling for the biofuels industry to ramp up its efforts to help the aviation industry pick it more often. Starting this Wednesday,select flights from Seattle toWashington, D.C. and Portland,will use a 20% blend of sustainable […]