United Airlines is starting to use a fuel that is 30% comprised of biofuel on flights from Los Angeles International (LAX) to San Francisco International (SFO). United reached an agreement with AltAir Fuels in 2013 to buy biofuel produced using Honeywell UOP’s renewable jet fuel processing technology, which converts non-edible animal fats and oils into fuel. United lists nine daily mainline flights from LAX to SFO, and Honeywell UOP said in a statement that 12,500 flights are planned ...

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