Qantas bio-fuel partnership aims to grow over 200m litres of fuel p/a

    Qantas International CEO Alison Webster reported the long term strategic goal of its partnership Agrisoma Bioscience is to grow 400,000 hectares of carinata which would yield over 200 million litres of bio-jet fuel p/a. The two organisations will work with Australian farmers to grow the country’s first commercial aviation bio-fuel seed crop by 2020. [more – original PR]