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In a first, a major airline will cross the Atlantic without fossil fuels

Virgin Atlantic will use 100% sustainable aviation fuel on a flight from London to New York. It’s an important step toward slashing emissions from planes.

By Maria Gallucci  . 

A white and red plane that says Virgin Atlantic flies in the sky
A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes its final approach to London Heathrow Airport. (Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Images)