LAN Airlines operates its first biofuel flight

LAN Airlines (Chile) (Santiago) operated its first biofuel flight today (March 7) in Chile. The aircraft chosen for this milestone flight was this Airbus A320-214 registered CC-BAU. The fuel was provided by Shell BP/Copec. The biofuel, flight LA 1357, was operated between Santiago (SCL) and Concepción/Carriel Sur (CCP) and return. The previous day there was an one hour test flight near Santiago.

Copyright Photo: Álvaro Romero/ModoCharlie.com. CC-BAU arrives back at a very hot and hazy Santiago after the successful light. CC-BAU wears a special biofuel logo on the engine.

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