Last update: 09.07.2011
Aviation: Delayed biofuel approval expected by August
Source : aviationweek.com
Approval of biofuels for use in commercial aircraft is now expected by August, a glitch in fuel testing having pushed back a final vote on the new specification by the aviation fuels subcommittee of standards developer ASTM International. Germany's Lufthansa and Brazil's TAM are waiting for the approval to launch the first biofuel-powered scheduled services, between Frankfurt and Hamburg and Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, respectively. Lufthansa had planned to begin service in April, but biofuel approval was delayed after unexpected results from fuel testing led to several negative votes at the ASTM subcommittee meeting in December.
read more ...
28 March 2011 |
The information in this section is subject to a disclaimer.
Articles from March 2011 (215 articles)
1 | 2
Subscribe to our mailing-list
Subscribe to our mailing-list in order to be informed by e-mail about new articles from the News section or sign-up to the .