Iridium Communications reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. Total revenue increased 7.9% for the first quarter to $81.7 million compared to $75.8 million during the first quarter of 2009. Commercial service revenue increased 11.0% to $40.9 million in the first quarter compared to $36.8 million during the first quarter of 2009. Government voice and machine-to-machine (M2M) data service revenue increased 3.1% to $13.8 million in the first quarter compared to $13.3 million in the first quarter of 2009.
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.