Etihad to operate a Boeing 787 ‘eco flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels to assist in researching sustainability initiatives.Etihad Airways and Boeing announced a first-of-its-kind ‘eco partnership’, in which a specially-themed Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be used to test products, procedures and initiatives designed to reduce aircraft carbon emissions.
A Boeing 787 ‘eco flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels will be operated during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in January 2020, incorporating a wide range of environment-focused initiatives.
The goal is to develop commercial quantities of biofuel from saltwater-tolerant plants. More such flights are planned using the new ‘Etihad Greenliner’.
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