South African Airways Launches Tobacco-Based Bio-Fuel Flights

tobacco-based biofuel

History has been made in Africa’s aviation industry.

The first passenger flights using bio-fuel have made the trip between Johannesburg and Cape Town. The plane burns organic fuel extracted from a nicotine-free tobacco plant called Solaris.

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The attempt is the result of a two-and a-half-year partnership between national carrier SAA, Boeing and bio-fuel producers SRK-Energy and Sunchem.

Watch the video below:

Source: cctv-africa

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