Horizon Air http://www.kplu.org en Alaska Air demonstrating aviation biofuels http://www.kplu.org/post/alaska-air-demonstrating-aviation-biofuels <p>It&rsquo;s a big week for aviation biofuels.</p><p>A United flight took off Monday from Houston, for the first time burning jet fuel that was made from algae-based oil. And Alaska Air begins its demonstration flights from Seattle tomorrow (Wednesday, 2 p.m.)&nbsp; &ndash; with fuel made from used cooking oil.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 01:25:17 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 3145 at http://www.kplu.org Alaska Air demonstrating aviation biofuels Horizon Air rebranded as Alaska http://www.kplu.org/post/horizon-rebranded-alaska <p>Seattle-based <a href="http://www.alaskaair.com/company/">Alaska Air Group</a> is consolidating its two airlines under the same brand. Horizon Air's <a href="http://www.q400nextgen.com/q400/en/home.jsp">Bombardier Q400</a> turboprop planes are being repainted with the Alaska Airlines logo. Alaska and Horizon will continue to operate as separate airlines. Tue, 25 Jan 2011 18:55:25 +0000 Dave Meyer 635 at http://www.kplu.org Horizon Air rebranded as Alaska