KLM Airline begins to use biofuels for scheduled flights
KLM Airline begins to use biofuels for scheduled flights

KLM Airline begins to use biofuels for scheduled flights



KLM is started its regular flights using biofuels on the island of Aruba and Bonaire. The first flights using biofuel were carried out in 2013 in the city New York. Features of operation of aircraft Airbus 330-200, C use of biofuels on the new route marks another step forward with the use of environmentally friendly fuels and environmental concerns. The use of biofuels in these routes will reduce emissions CO2, and reduce fuel consumption, thanks to the advanced engines on the Airbus 330-200.

Aruba and Bonaire have been selected for flights using biofuel, due to the fact that the islands to implement national programs for the conservation of nature designed to 2020 years, as a result of which is scheduled to reduce emissions SO2 to 20%. The European Commission and the company KLM interested in the implementation of the program to demonstrate the potential of biofuels for the Air Force and the possibility to reduce the impact of aviation on the environment.

KLM is one of the giants of European passenger aircraft was established in October 7 1919 years. In 2004 year was absorbed by the French company Air France. The main headquarters is located in Amsterdam.

Using biofuels company KLM demonstrated its pioneering role in the development of environmentally friendly kommersalizatsii aviation fuels, together with new partners, the European Commission and by Airbus. Flights implemented by KLM to the airports of New York, Aruba and Bonaire are marked with a special prize for the preservation of the environment with the use of environmentally friendly fuels. This confirms once again why, together with Air France, KLM company included in the list of the most stable airlines (DJSI) for nine consecutive years.

Flights with biofuels are part of the program carried out by the European Commission through the research funding via grants and aimed at achieving a technological breakthrough in the development of new fuels. For the first time, they seek to demonstrate the value of the entire chain of production and distribution of aviation fuel in the hope to speed up the time required for the introduction of new technologies.


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