An alliance of aircraft manufacturers in Brazil, the Brazilian Alliance for Aviation Biofuels (Abraba), arrived at the decision based on cost of fuel and protecting the environment.
The alliance also spoke about the country's leadership in biofuel production. Brazil.
The Abraba alliance includes airlines like TAM, Gol, Azul and Trip, sugar industry group Unica, Algae Biotecnologia, Amyris Brasil and the AIAB association representing Brazil's aerospace sector.
Civil aviation accounts for roughly two percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to data from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).