Airbus and TAM Airlines are partnering to help establish a bio-kerosene processing plant to produce as much as 20% of the airline’s annual fuel requirement by 2013. Airbus and TAM have been working on biofuel initiatives for some time, but now are bringing in other partners, including farmers to provide the feedstock, to formally pursue production capacity. The goal is to produce as much as 80,000 metric tons of bio-kerosene by 2013, says Paul Nash, head of New Energies at Airbus. Work ...

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