Aviation biofuels costs to be competitive by 2020

The price of aviation biofuels could be at a competitive rate within the next decade, new research suggests. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the cost of some biofuels based on non-food vegetable oils such as soybean and rapeseed could match the price of conventional jet fuel by 2018. The research also suggests that airlines […]

Qantas in biofuel plant talks

Australian airline Qantas is said to be on the brink of signing a deal to build a biofuel plant in Australia to power its aircraft. Qantas is in talks with US-based company Solena, which is also in negotiations with easyJet, Ryanair and Aer Lingus about building a similar facility in Dublin. Solena last year clinched […]