United Airlines pledges to land 85 million gallon fuel saving

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Airline estimates new efficiency measure will cut nearly one million tonnes of CO2 emissions and save $275m over 2013

United Airlines has said it intends to reduce its fuel use by 85 million gallons (322 million litres) over the course of 2013, cutting 828,750 metric tonnes of CO2 emissions and saving itself around $275m....

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