KLM Operates Longest Ever Biofuel Flight

By Michael Acampora on 21 June 2012
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KLM 777-200KLM operated the longest ever biofuel flight on June 20, flying a Boeing 777-200 from Amsterdam to Rio de Janeiro. In 2011, KLM also operated the first-ever commercial biofuel flight.

The 777-200 is partly fueled by sustainable fuel derived from used cooking oil. The carrier plans to operate some of their flights on this fuel, and plans to partner with other companies to expand the program.

The biofuel that KLM is using for the flight is supplied by SkyNRG, a company the carrier founded in 2009. SkyNRG is currently the leading supplier of sustainable kerosene worldwide.

(Pictured: KLM 777-200)

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