A United Airlines Boeing 787 is to fly from San Francisco to Zurich on Sept. 14-15 powered by a blend of biojet fuel derived from carinata, an oilseed crop that can be grown in rotation with food crops. The General Electric GENx-powered 787 will use a blend of 30% biofuel with conventional jet fuel. The biojet was produced by the former AltAir Fuels refinery in California, acquired in March by World Energy. Agrisoma Biosciences, a Canadian company that sells carinata seeds, partnered with ...

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