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Amazon aviation fuel deal adds to demand for lower-emissions alternatives

A Prime Air cargo plane, operated by Amazon.com Inc., sits on on display ahead of the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget in Paris, France, on Sunday, June 16, 2019. The show is the world’s largest aviation and space industry exhibition and runs from June 17-23. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg 775353940

Over the next year, Amazon will buy up to 6 million gallons of an aviation fuel blend made from used fats, oils and greases as the company searches for ways to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of its growing air cargo operations.

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