High-flying execs pressure United Airlines for green commitments

You might thing high-flying executives are more likely to demand a martini in first class – but a group of American execs are calling on their airline to be good to the environment. North American airlines have historically been stubborn in the face of environmental regulation both from federal government and abroad. The EU’s move to bring […]

United Airlines to fly on low carbon biofuels

United Airlines announced it has agreed to buy low carbon renewable jet fuel for flights from its Los Angeles International Airport produced by a local refinery. AltAir Fuels will retrofit part of an existing petroleum refinery near California to become a 30-million-gallon advanced biofuel facility. It will convert non-edible natural oils and agricultural waste into […]