AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings reported record traffic for the month of January 2008. The airline reported that January traffic grew 14.4% based on a 5.5% increase in capacity. The company’s load factor for the month was 67.4 percent, up 5.2 points from January 2007.
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.