Airlines get ready for jet biofuel take-off in Norway

Airlines are confident of having sufficient supplies of biofuel-infused jet fuel to comply with a Norway requirement which takes effect next year, although they warn of additional costs. From January, jet fuel suppliers in Norway must blend 0.5% of biofuel in all their aviation fuel, a policy Oslo hopes will boost supply and demand and lead to lower CO2 emissions. Norway’s new rule demands that airplanes refuelled in the country use a product made from waste fats and vegetable oil, although it excludes palm oil.

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