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Forest-powered flight heads to Washington, D.C.

First of its kind renewable biofuel made from residual wood used by Alaska Airlines

November 14, 2016

SEATTLE, Nov. 2016 – Washington state-based Alaska Airlines today made history flying the first commercial flight using the world’s first renewable, alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals, the limbs and branches that remain after the harvesting of managed forests. The alternative jet fuel was produced through the efforts of the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA).

The demonstration flight departed …more