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Gevo’s alcohol-to-jet renewable biofuel powers Alaska Airlines flight

photo credit John Schneider
photo credit John Schneider

On June 7th, Alaska Airlines fueled two commercial flights using a 20% blend of Gevo’s renewable biojet fuel made from sustainable U.S. corn. These flights represent the first commercial flights fueled with biojet fuel made using Gevo’s alcohol-to-jet technology.

Read the news release here. A video is available here.

Earlier this year, Alaska …more

Using northwest forest residuals to power a commercial flight

Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines
Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines

The Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance is producing 1,000 gallons of iso-paraffinic kerosene to be bended and used in a demonstration flight anticipated in Spring 2016. This event, when completed, will represent the first commercial flight using alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals.

The development and use of alternative jet fuel made from forest …more

Alaska Airlines, WSU partner to advance use of aviation biofuels

 

Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines
Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines

 

SEATTLE – Washington state’s hometown airline is teaming up with the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) to advance the production and use of alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals, the tree limbs and branches that remain after a forest harvest.

As the airline partner for NARA, Alaska Airlines intends …more