Why Airlines Keep Pushing Biofuels: They Have No Choice

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Why Airlines Keep Pushing Biofuels: They Have No Choice

By Jonathan Fahey & Scott Mayerowitz, The Associated Press
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Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:30pm

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NEW YORK (AP) — The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines are turning to a technology very few can make work on a large scale: converting trash into fuel.

They have no other choice.

As people in countries such as China, India and Indonesia get wealthier they are increasingly turning to air travel for vacation or business, creating an enormous financial opportunity for the airlines. The number of passengers worldwide could more than double, to 7.3 billion a year, in the next two decades, according to the International Air Transport Association.

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