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Gevo to Supply Biofuel for Alaska Airlines Commercial Flight

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by Steve Wilhelm (Denver Business Journal)  Alaska Airlines says it will will partner with Gevo Inc., a leading maker of plant-based jet fuel, as the Seattle-based airline progresses from previous demonstration flights using Gevo’s aviation biofuel to commercial flight sometime this year.

Parent company Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), which is looking at multiple biofuel possibilities, signed an agreement with Douglas County-based Gevo (Nasdaq: GEVO) because of the promise of its alcohol-based fuel technology, said Carol Sim, director of environmental affairs for Alaska Airlines.

Alaska already has done several biofuel demonstration flights, but says this will be its first-ever commercial flight using so-called alcohol-to-jet fuel.

The Gevo process turns a range of plant products into an alcohol called iosobutonal, from which the company can then make jet fuel.  READ MORE and MORE (Biofuels Digest)

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