A mandate that requires airlines to use biofuels would help speed large-scale adoption of renewable aviation fuels, according to a Neste Oil executive. Airlines have made tentative steps towards using biofuels for scheduled, commercial flights. Last week saw KLM use biofuels on its first commercial flight, taking 150 passengers from Amsterdam to Paris using 50% biokerosene made from used cooking oil, supplied by Dynamic Fuels. Thomson Airways plans to fly customers on biofuels planes from Birmingham to Palma in Spain once a week, starting at the end of July. The first flights using biofuels have been made possible because ASTM
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