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Air New Zealand partners with Boeing, Rolls-Royce to test biofuel blend in 747

Posted by gasweek on 5 October, 2007

Air New Zealand would start ground-breaking aircraft testing of biofuels as early as next year and believed the technology could become commercially viable for airlines sooner than expected, wrote aviation writer Steve Creedy in The Australian (29/9/2007, p.35). Read the rest of this entry »

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Qantas modifies fuel policy for flights to Perth airport after jet from Singapore aborts two landings and issues a mayday

Posted by gasweek on 2 October, 2007

Qantas has modified its fuel policy for flights to Perth airport after a jet from Singapore aborted two landings and issued a mayday before landing in fog, because it was unable to get to a suitable alternative airport, reported The Australian (24/08/07, p. 42).

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