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Dubai’s Emirates tests first flight using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Gulf News 30 Jan 2023
Dubai’s Emirates has flown its first flight using 100 per cent Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) ... The test flight took off from Dubai International Airport (DXB), was commanded by Capt ... Emirates’ first flight powered by SAF blended with jet fuel was in 2017, operating from Chicago O’Hare airport on a Boeing 777.
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Emirates operates first flight powered by 100% SAF

Gulf Daily News 30 Jan 2023
Emirates has operated its first milestone demonstration flight on a Boeing 777-300ER, powering one of its engines with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) ... Emirates’ first flight powered by SAF blended with jet fuel was in 2017, operating from Chicago O’Hare airport on a Boeing 777.
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Dubai’s Emirates hopes to procure 50% of its fuel supply from sustainable sources by 2030

Gulf News 30 Jan 2023
Using SAF results in a reduction in carbon emissions compared to the conventional jet fuel ... Emirates said it worked with GE Aerospace, Boeing, Honeywell, Finnish biofuel producer Neste and US-based renewable fuels company Virent to procure and develop a blend of SAF that replicates the properties of conventional jet fuel to run Monday’s test flight.
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Emirates test flies Boeing 777 on sustainable fuel

Middle East Online 30 Jan 2023
DUBAI - Long-haul carrier Emirates successfully flew a Boeing 777 on a test flight Monday with one engine entirely powered by so-called sustainable aviation fuel ... Flight No ... engines, with the other running on conventional jet fuel for safety ... Those fuels reduce the release of heat-trapping carbon dioxide typically burned off by engines in flight.
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Carrier Emirates test flies Boeing 777 on sustainable fuel

Detroit news 30 Jan 2023
Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Long-haul carrier Emirates successfully flew a Boeing 777 on a test flight Monday with one engine entirely powered by so-called sustainable aviation fuel ... Flight No ... engines, with the other running on conventional jet fuel for safety. “This flight is a ...
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Emirates operates milestone demonstration flight powered with 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Urdu Point 30 Jan 2023
The flight took off from Dubai International Airport (DXB), and was commanded by Captain Fali Vajifdar and Captain Khalid Nasser Akram, flying for more than one hour over the Dubai coastline ... Emirates’ first flight powered by SAF blended with jet fuel was in 2017, operating from Chicago O’Hare airport on a Boeing 777.
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Emirates hails Boeing 777 test flight using ‘sustainable’ aviation fuel

Irish Independent 30 Jan 2023
The test flight comes as carriers worldwide are trying to lessen their carbon footprint.Flight EK2646 flew for just under an hour over the coastline off the United Arab Emirates, after taking off from Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest for international ...
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Defence Minister announces three days of military mourning after F-4 crash

Ekathimerini 30 Jan 2023
The two-seater fighter jet of the 338 Squadron of the 117 Combat Wing was carrying out a training flight when it crashed ... “While the search for the Flight Lieutenant continues, we express our sadness and ...
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Emirates successfully tests flight powered by sustainable aviation fuel

The National 30 Jan 2023
Before Emirates' test flight, chemical and physical fuel property measurements were carried out during rigorous trials until a blending ratio that mirrored the qualities of jet fuel was established ... The 100 per cent SAF supplied one GE90 engine on the Boeing 777 wide-body aircraft, with conventional jet fuel powering the other.
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Carrier Emirates Successfully Flies Plane on Sustainable Fuel

NBC Bay Area 30 Jan 2023
Long-haul carrier Emirates successfully flew a Boeing 777 on a test flight Monday with one engine entirely powered by so-called sustainable aviation fuel ... Flight No ... engines, with the other running on conventional jet fuel for safety ... Those fuels reduce the release of heat-trapping carbon dioxide typically burned off by engines in flight.
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Greek Air Force Fighter Jet Crashes Into Ionian Sea - Reports

Urdu Point 30 Jan 2023
A Greek air force fighter jet crashed during a training flight on Monday into the Ionian Sea 25 nautical miles south of the Andravida ...
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The last 747: Boeing workers reflect on an iconic plane like no other

Eagle-Tribune 30 Jan 2023
On Tuesday, Boeing will wave a final goodbye to the 747 jumbo jet ... They reflect upon their affection for the jumbo jet that changed their lives, and aviation ... In time, that building would house more jet programs and grow to be the largest by volume in the world ... Sutter was given the task to design a new jet in August 1965.
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Emirates operates MENA’s first test flight powered by 100% green fuel

Arab News 30 Jan 2023
The UAE’s Emirates airlines has operated its breakthrough test flight powered by 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel, according to a press release. The flight is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa region ... Nowadays, sustainable aviation fuel is used in airplanes but only in blends of 50 percent with conventional jet fuels.
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End of an era for Boeing's 747 - the original jumbo jet

RTE 30 Jan 2023
Boeing's BA.N 747, the original and arguably most aesthetic 'Jumbo Jet', revolutionized air travel only to see its more than five-decade reign as "Queen of the Skies" ended by more efficient twinjet planes ... Now, two previously delivered 747s are being fitted to replace US presidential jets known globally as Air Force One.
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Boeing's 747, the original jumbo jet, prepares for final send-off

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jan 2023
SEATTLE/PARIS (Reuters) - Boeing's 747, the original and arguably most aesthetic "Jumbo Jet", revolutionized air travel only to see its more than five-decade reign as "Queen of the Skies" ended by more efficient twinjet planes ... presidential jets known globally as Air Force One.

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