Norway’s first biofuel flight takes off


Norwegian’s flight DY631 from Bergen to Oslo took off yesterday afternoon (November 12th) with almost 50% biofuel; a flight that emits over 40% less than an average flight with regular fuel.

Norway’s Minister of Climate and Environment, Tine Sundtoft, was among the passengers on board this milestone flight together with Norwegian’s CEO Bjørn Kjos.

Emits almost 40% less than an average flight

The aircraft was filled with sustainable biofuel and emitted a total of 3178 kg – or 40 grams per passenger kilometre. Older aircraft with traditional fuels emit 5786 kg, which is 74 grams per passenger kilometre on the same stretch. In other words, this flight, with 50% biofuel, has over 40% less emissions than an average flight with normal fuel.

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