Norwegian flies first ever bio fuel flight
Norway, November 12, 2014 (STAT):-Norwegian’s first ever bio fuel flight DY631 from Bergen to Oslo took off this afternoon with almost 50 percent biofuel; a flight that emits over 40 percent less than an average flight with regular fuel.
Norway's Minister of Climate and Environment, Tine Sundtoft, was among the passengers on board this milestone flight together with Norwegian’s CEO Bjørn Kjos.
Emits almost 40 percent less than an average flight
The aircraft was filled with sustainable biofuel and emitted a total of 3178 kg - or 40 grams per passenger kilometre. Older aircraft with traditional fuels emit 5786 kg, which is 74 grams per passenger kilometre on the same stretch. In other words, this flight, with 50 percent biofuel, has over 40 percent less emissions than an average flight with normal fuel.