Canadian airlines look to ramp up biofuel use

Maria Church
August 08, 2017
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Aug. 8, 2017 - Air Canada and Westjet share the common goal of increasing their use of biofuels and say Canada could lead the world in the production and use of fuel from biomass.

Representatives from both airlines shared their companies' strategies to reduce their carbon footprints at a global biotech conference in July, the Canadian Press reports. 

Air Canada's Mena Salib, manager of aircraft noise and emissions, said “Canada actually has an opportunity like no other country where it can displace large amounts of fuel and reduce large amounts of carbon."

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