Singapore Airlines launch biofuel-powered flights to San FranciscoStaff Writer | May 4, 2017
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has launched its biofuel-powered flights together with Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to reduce international aviation emissions.
Air travel Non-stop San Francisco-Singapore route
The "green package" flights that featured SIA's latest-generation and most fuel-efficient aircraft - the Airbus A350-900 - are the first in the world to combine the use of biofuels, fuel-efficient aircraft, and optimized flight operations.
The first of the 12 flights, SQ31, departed San Francisco at 11:21 a.m. San Francisco time on Monday and arrived in Singapore at 7:10 p.m. Singapore time on Tuesday with 206 passengers on board, said SIA. ■