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A Swiss Boeing 777-300ER landing in Zurich. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Lufthansa Begins Collaboration to Develop Fuel From Sunlight

The Lufthansa Group has initiated a partnership with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) and the Institute’s spin-offs, Climeworks and Synhelion, to develop cost-effective carbon-neutral fuels which are entirely compatible with the current global fuel infrastructure, according to a press release. The partnership, featuring Lufthansa Group subsidiaries Swiss International Air Lines and Edelweiss Air, covers a joint effort in technology and economic efficiency to create sustainable aviation fuels. Last June, it was announced that scientists and engineers…

Perfect Timing: Edelweiss Extends Leisure Travel Business Model to Argentina

As analysts, we tend to think about commercial aviation in a country merely considering the outbound routes and the domestic connections. But by forgetting the inbound aspect of the operation, we miss half of the picture. Last week, in an event held in Buenos Aires, Lufthansa Group's airline Edelweiss announced…