According to the Air Canada spokesperson "Air Canada fully accepts its responsibility to reduce its footprint and our first flight using biofuel tangibly demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the environment."
The plane was an Airbus. The trip was from Canada to Mexico. The flight was done to coincide with the United Nations Conference in Rio.
The article doesn't say whether Air Canada plans more biofuel flights. I have to wonder how much recycled cooking oil it would take to fuel an Airbus. It must be quite a lot.
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