KLM Royal Dutch Airlines this week became the first airline in the world to operate a commercial flight on “biokerosene,” which included renewable jet fuel supplied by Dynamic Fuels LCC. Dynamic Fules is a fifty-fifty joint venture between Tyson Foods and Syntroleum.  The company’s plant successfully converts non-food grade fats, oils, and greases into high quality renewable fuels.  Production began in October 2010 at the company’s Geismar, Louisiana plant.

KLM used a fifty-fifty blend of conventional jet fuel and renewable jet fuel in both engines of a Boeing 737-800 aircraft that carried 171 passengers from Amsterdam to Paris.  The flight was a preview of more than 200 commercial flights between Amsterdam and Paris KLM plans to make in September using the same fuel.

 

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