SpiceJet's biofuel flight: What are major advantages of using biojet fuel?

SpiceJet operated India’s first commercial airplane on biofuel from Dehradun to Delhi on Monday. Shine Jacob explains the significance of that flight for the country's aviation industry What is biofuel and where does India stand with regard to its use? Any fuel that is produced from organic materials — including plant and animal waste — is biofuel. At present, liquid biofuel is used in automobiles in India. This includes ethanol produced from crops containing sugar and starch and biodiesel from oilseeds. According to government statistics, oil marketing compani.....

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