Palm Oil to Fuel Indonesian Aircraft

The US and Indonesia have agreed to jointly study aviation fuel made with palm oil.  Starting in 2018, all airlines operating in Indonesia will be required to use biofuel for their aircraft to help reduce air pollution. The Indonesian government has examined...

Tobacco is useful after all

This is the traditional image people have of tobacco.  It is a product that gets little love in western countries.  Indeed it is taxed as heavily as possible because so much of the healthcare system is devoted to repair damage from people consuming tobacco products....

Look Ma, no blend!

A very interesting aviation biofuel test was undertaken this week.  Take a look here. The eye popping part for us is the 1.5% fuel burn improvement.  That alone should have every airline manager sit up straight and pay attention.  So far we have seen many blended...