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Boeing and airline GOL partner to speed R&D, approval of new sources for aviation biofuel in Brazil

6:26 AM MST | November 15, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Boeing and GOL Linhas aereas inteligentes (São Paulo) say they will work together to speed the research, development, and approval of new sources of sustainable aviation biofuel in Brazil. GOL plans to use sustainable biojetfuel on 200 flights during the soccer World Cup in Brazil in 2014 and to incorporate biofuel into 20% of its flights during the Olympic Games taking place at Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Boeing will work with GOL to identify and select the most promising feedstocks and refining technologies and will play a leading role in the approval...

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