Cooking oil to power planes
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AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch airline KLM says it plans
to use recycled cooking oil as biofuel to power flights to and from France.
The carrier says that starting in September it will begin flights between Paris
and Amsterdam using biofuel made from used cooking oil.
KLM managing director Camiel Eurlings said in a statement Wednesday that the
airline does not have to make any changes to its aircraft engines to use the new
The airline said the move is intended to help reduce KLM's carbon emissions
while having a "minimum negative impact on biodiversity and food supply."
Eurlings said he expects authorization to be granted soon for flights using the