Oslo airlines go greener

Oslo Gardermoen is the first airport in the world to offer jet biofuel through the normal supply mechanism Sarah Bostock The Foreigner Airplanes that refuel at Oslo Airport now have the option of biofuel produced from the Camelina plant, which contains 35-38% oil, making the plant ideal for biofuel production. “22 January is a red letter day for international aviation. Oslo Airport is now the world’s first major international airport with regular deliveries of jet biofuel,” said Minister of Transport and Communications Ketil Solvik-Olsen. BP’s aviation division, Air BP, supplies the fuel. The company has signed an agreement to deliver 1.25 million liters to Oslo Airport and to gradually expand on delivery. Airlines KLM, Lufthansa, and SAS are contributing to demand by entering the agreement with Air BP. This will boost production rate and delivery of fuel, which
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