Tag: Biojet fuel

Spicejet Operates India’s First Bio-Fuel Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Low cost carrier SpiceJet operated India’s first BioJet Fuel powered flight. The airline operated the flight with a Bombardier Q400 on the Dehradun – Delhi route. The fuel used is a blend of 75% traditional aviation turbine fuel (ATF) and 25% of BioJet fuel. The fuel is made by Jatropha crop and been developed by the […]

FAA Approves Ethanol-Based Biojet Fuel

Reading Time: < 1 minute The FAA has approved a new bio-based jet fuel for aviation use, produced from ethanol derived from renewable feed stocks. Known as alcohol to jet synthetic paraffinic kerosene (ATJ-SPK), the new fuel was approved with support from technical standards organization ASTM International as an environmentally friendly alternative to petroleum-based jet fuel. This is the fifth […]