Thomson Airways plans to use biofuel to power a flight from Birmingham, UK to Palma on July 28 once it has received final safety clearance. The flights will operate on a 50/50 blend of Jet A1 fuel and hydroprocessed esters and fatty acids (HEFA) fuel — made from used cooking oil. Managing director Chris Browne said: “As sustainable biofuels become more commercially viable, Thomson Airways plans to expand its use of sustainable biofuels across its fleet over the next three years.”

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