The Boeing Company officially launched the new Boeing 747-8 aircraft, powered by General Electric Company’s new GEnx engine. After a lengthy technical evaluation, Boeing earlier this year had selected the GEnx as the sole engine for the 747-8 aircraft. To date, about 400 GEnx engines have been ordered to power the Boeing’s 787 and 747-8 aircraft, and the Airbus A350 aircraft. The value on these engine orders is more than $4.5 billion.
Australian sustainable aviation fuel industry receives massive boost with major investment
The Australian sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry has received a massive boost with a major joint investment. A Queensland biofuel refinery being jointly developed by Jet Zero Australia and LanzaJet is to receive investment from Qantas Group, Airbus, and the Queensland Government. The refinery is looking to produce SAF from agricultural by-products, including sugar cane.