AC Operates Biofuel Flight YEG-SFO
Air Canada’s Edmonton-San Francisco flight on 2MAY operated with biofuel onboard a 146-seat Airbus A320-200 aircraft. The larger aircraft was scheduled for the flight to accommodate the trade mission delegation led by the Government of Alberta, the City of Edmonton, and Edmonton-area businesses to California.
"Air Canada is proud to partner today with the Edmonton International Airport to operate today's flight with biofuel. Air Canada continues to support and advocate for the development of biofuel in Canada to become commercially viable; a big step towards creating more sustainable aviation in Canada and internationally. This is our eighth biofuel-operated flight since 2012. The result of today's biofuel use reduces this flight's carbon emissions by over 10 tonnes, which represents a 20% reduction in net carbon emissions for this flight," said Teresa Ehman, director, environmental affairs at Air Canada.
Air Canada's Edmonton-San Francisco daily, non-stop flights launched on 1MAY.