Boeing’s ongoing ‘ecoDemonstrator’ programme, to test and improve the environmental performance of its operations, made progress at the end of 2014 when Boeing conducted the world’s first flight with ‘green diesel’ as an aviation biofuel. The 787 test plane flew with 15 percent green diesel blended with 85 percent petroleum jet fuel

The world’s largest aerospace company, and a leading manufacturer of jetliners and aircraft, employs over 165,000 employees across 65 countries. Boeing is at the forefront of the industry, with research and development departments second to none. Continually rewriting the rulebook when it comes to engineering excellence, the company keeps competitors on their toes by throwing a great deal of weight behind forward planning and investing in the latest technologies. With an impressive history and an enviable dedication to R&D, Boeing is a favourite among commercial airlines and within the defence sphere.