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SpiceJet takes off India's first biofuel powered flight from Dehradun to New Delhi

SpiceJet on Monday took off India’s first biofuel-powered flight, from Dehradun for Delhi this morning. As per a report, the low-budget carrier used a concoction of 75 per cent of bio-fuel and 25 per cent of turbine fuel to power SpiceJet’s Q400 turboprop flight. The fuel, made from Jatropha crop, has been developed by Indian Institute of Petroleum, based in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun.

Updated : 27 August 2018, 06:10 PM