July 31, 2014

First international commercial flight with Amyris-Total biofuel

Emeryville - Yesterday, Amyris, an industrial bioscience company, partnered with Brazilian airline, GOL, to fly the industry's first commercial flight with farnesane, the recently approved renewable jet fuel. The first flight, GOL flight 7725, departed from Orlando, Florida on July 30, 2014 at 5:15 PM ET and traveled to Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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July 28, 2014

Lufthansa Group flies more quietly and more efficiently

The Lufthansa Group airlines are setting global standards in responsible mobility. The active reduction of flight noise is therefore a key element of the Group’s social responsibility. The issue of the Balance sustainability report published at the end of June 2014 is dedicated to the topic of “More quietly into the future”. For 15 years, the company has been an active member of the “Quiet Traffic” research alliance. As part of this initiative run by the German Aerospace Center, the causes of noise and opportunities to reduce these are investigated.

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July 22, 2014

United Airlines' cargo customers can now offset entire carbon footprint

CHICAGO - United Airlines today announced the launch of CarbonChoice, a new business tool for corporate cargo customers to easily track and offset the emissions associated with their air freight accounts. Cargo customers with large-scale, regular shipments on United can receive customized emissions reports with simple options to offset their company's carbon footprint through the airline's partner, Sustainable Travel International.

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