A KLM Boeing 777 on approach into Amsterdam. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

KLM Operates World’s First Flight Using Synthetic Kerosene

KLM has announced that it has operated the world's first passenger flight using sustainable synthetic kerosene. The flight operated between Amsterdam Schiphol and Madrid Barajas airports and used 500 liters of synthetic kerosene. The news was announced at the international conference on Synthetic Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) in The Hague. The synthetic kerosene - based on Carbon Dioxide, water and renewable energy from the sun, wind and Dutch soil - was produced by Shell at its research center in Amsterdam.…