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The Green Life: British Airways Pursues Biofuel

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February 25, 2010

British Airways Pursues Biofuel

By 2014, British Airways could be powering its fleet with biofuel, reducing its carbon emissions by 145,000 tons per year. The airline recently announced a partnership with Washington, D.C-based Solena Group to build Europe's first low-carbon jet fuel plant in the U.K., which could result in a 50 percent reduction in BA's emissions by 2050.

This got us wondering: How are other airlines faring in their efforts to clean up an industry notorious for its high levels of pollution?

Tell us: Would you pay more to fly on a greener airline?

--Jessi Phillips


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