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Virgin Australia Spearheads Delivery of Sustainable Aviation Fuel at Brisbane Airport

Virgin Australia says it has achieved an Australian first, with the completion of a trial to deliver sustainable aviation fuel through Brisbane Airport’s general fuel supply system. Working in partnership with the Queensland Government, Brisbane Airport Corporation, US-based biofuel producer Gevo, Inc. and supply chain partners Caltex and DB Schenker, Virgin Australia led the procurement and blending of sustainable aviation fuel, or biojet, with traditional jet fuel for supply into the fuel infrastructure at Brisbane Airport. This is the first time that sustainable aviation fuel has been delivered through the general fuel supply system at any airport in Australia and makes Brisbane Airport one of the few airports globally where this has occurred. As a result of the trial, biojet has now been used to fuel 195 domestic and international flights departing from Brisbane Airport. Biojet can be derived from sources including sugarcane bagasse, molasses, wood waste and agave and is already…

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