Airlines hope to use biofuel to power jetliners

03/11/2008 | Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

Airlines hope to eventually use biofuel to improve the efficiency of jetliners, lower their fuel costs and reduce emissions. "We want it. And unlike car drivers, we'll use it," said John Heimlich, chief economist of the Air Transport Association. He noted that airlines paid $41.2 billion for jet fuel last year, up from $15.2 billion in 2003.

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