Clearing the Air: Aviation Exec Tries to Go Green

Virgin Atlantic Airlines owner Sir Richard Branson is placing his latest bet on biofuels, hoping to one day power commercial aircraft with something other than petroleum. Branson, who is known for his competitive spirit, made headlines recently after turning to the United States and Boeing to buy 15 787's to replace some of his Airbus fleet. While the deal made plenty of money for Boeing, $2.8 billion, it comes with a promise to "go green." In the last 25 years, the amount of jet fuel...Full Story
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