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November 15, 2012
Airbus, EADS and ENN make a push for new generation aviation fuels
Zhuhai, China (SPX) Nov 15, 2012
Airbus, EADS Innovation Works and ENN, one of the world's leading Bio-Energy companies based in China, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the China International Air Show in Zhuhai. The partners aim to explore innovative solutions for alternative aviation fuels. The scope of the collaboration includes technical qualification of aviation fuels based on Algae Oil and the promotion of their use for aviation in China, one of the world's fastest growing aviation markets. In phase one, t ... read more
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