50% of SAA fleet to use biojet fuel by 2023

18 July 2016 - 13:55 By Charlotte Mathews

State-owned airlines SAA and Mango flew their first commercial flights on Boeing 737-800s using blended biojet fuel‚ the culmination of a three-year trial of a nicotine-free tobacco crop called solaris.Project Solaris is a partnership between SAA‚ Boeing‚ industrial research company Sunchem‚ sustainable fuels specialists SkyNRG and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials.

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