Mexican carrier Interjet planned to conduct a Jatropha-based biofuel test flight Friday using an Airbus A320, as Boeing released a study showing Jatropha has significant potential as a feedstock for sustainable aviation fuels in Latin America. The flight from Mexico City to Tuxtla Gutierrez in the southern state of Chiapas was to use a 30% blend of biofuel and Jet-A kerosene in one of the A320’s two CFM56 engines. The biofuel was processed by Honeywell company UOP from Jatropha harvested ...


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