Boeing: First All-Electric Propulsion Satellites Send First On-Orbit Signals

The 702SP satellites launched as a stacked pair
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. March 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Two Boeing [NYSE: BA] 702SP (small platform) satellites, the first all-electric propulsion satellites to launch, have sent initial signals from space, marking the first step toward ABS, based in Bermuda, and Eutelsat, based in Paris, being able to provide enhanced communication services to their customers. What’s more, the satellites were launched as a conjoined stack on a single SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, demonstrating a patented Boeing technology that promises to noticeably reduce launch costs.

Boeing, Hainan Airlines, Sinopec Celebrate China's First Commercial Flight with Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

First passenger flight using China-made aviation biofuel
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BEIJING, March 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], Hainan Airlines and Sinopec today celebrated China's first passenger flight with sustainable aviation biofuel, a key environmental milestone for China's commercial aviation industry.

Boeing and South African Airways’ New Biofuel Creates Triple Bottom Line


As companies search for sustainable solutions, sometimes the advantages extend far beyond just the environmental benefits. Boeing and South African Airways' newest innovation provides a multi-layered solution – combining health, economic development and sustainability gains.

Boeing, South African Airways Look to First Harvest of Energy-Rich Tobacco to Make Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Pioneering project supports South Africa’s rural economy, environment, public health
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MARBLE HALL, South Africa, Dec. 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Boeing [NYSE:BA] and South African Airways (SAA) announced today that South African farmers will soon harvest their first crop of energy-rich tobacco plants, an important step towards using the plants to make sustainable aviation biofuel.

Boeing Conducts World's First Flight with 'Green Diesel' as Aviation Biofuel

ecoDemonstrator 787 flies on sustainable fuel made from vegetable oil, waste animal fat

Testing supports industry efforts to approve widely available biofuel for aviation

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Testing supports industry efforts to approve widely available biofuel for aviation

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 787 Tests Innovations for More Efficient Air Travel

Testing digital technologies, remote sensors, icephobic wing coatings to reduce fuel use, emissions, noise
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SEATTLE, Nov. 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Boeing [NYSE: BA] ecoDemonstrator 787 has begun flight testing more than 25 new technologies aimed at improving aviation's environmental performance through every phase of flight.

Boeing, COMAC Open Facility to Transform 'Gutter Oil' into Aviation Biofuel

Technology developed in China to convert waste cooking oil into jet fuel
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HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) today opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as "gutter oil" in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The two companies estimate that 500 million gallons (1.8 billion liters) of biofuel could be made annually in China from used cooking oil.

Boeing, Kenya Airways Partner with Non-Profits to Deliver Medical Resources for Children in Kenya

First humanitarian delivery flight from Boeing South Carolina
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., October 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Kenya Airways have partnered with First Baptist Church in Baytown, Texas, to transport medical equipment to Kajiado, Kenya, on a newly delivered 787 Dreamliner from the company's North Charleston, S.C., facility.

Boeing: From Plants to Planes

Learn how Boeing is using natural materials to design airplane interiors
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Next time you fly, imagine that the interior of the airplane was made from plant-based materials, making much of the cabin sustainable. Boeing's improving the environmental performance of airplane interiors through novel use of flax.

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