Richard Branson's airline plans to use technology that recycles industrial waste gases which would otherwise be released as carbon dioxide.

This article titled “Virgin Atlantic unveils plan to use ‘green’ fuel” was written by James Meikle, for guardian.co.uk on Tuesday 11th October 2011 10.19 UTC

Sir Richard Branson aims to introduce a “green aviation fuel” on Virgin Atlantic aircraft within three years claiming “one of the most exciting developments of our lifetime and a major breakthrough in the war on carbon”..

His company hopes to help convert waste gases from industrial steel production into a jet propuslion that could ultimately account for nearly a fifth of the present annual global consumption of aviation fuel.

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