Like something out of “Back to the Future 3” British Airways announces that they will start powering (at least some) jets with fuel from garbage waste that otherwise would fill landfills. But is it safe for air travel?
Although still a ways off, British Airways has agreed to buy sustainable fuel from Solena Fuels, 50,000 tons a year, once their facility is completed in 2017. Here is the story: http://news.yahoo.com/british-airways-power-jets-fuel-made-garbage-waste-112740907.html
But what do you think? Will travelers trust a jet running on garbage (or fuel made from garbage)? Is it good for the environment or simply a ploy to make people “feel good” about the airline? Is there any reason you wouldn’t want to get on a plane or international flight powered by landfill-created jet fuel?
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