Lufthansa postponing biofuel flights because of certification delay
Source : greencarcongress.com
Flightglobal reports that Lufthansa will postpone its planned commercial biofuel flights by at least a month because the fuel will not be certified in time by regulators. The German carrier had earlier announced a six-month trial of renewable jet fuel with an Airbus A321 on scheduled commercial flights on the Hamburg-Frankfurt-Hamburg route. Pending certification, one of the aircraft's engines was to use a 50-50 mix of Neste Oil's NExBTL renewable jet biofuel and traditional kerosene. The other engine will use conventional jet fuel.
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2 March 2011 |
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