A Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 XWB departing from Munich. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Lufthansa Operates Longest Flight in Company History

The COVID-19 crisis has clearly taken its toll on the aviation industry, ultimately forcing airlines to follow travel restrictions, suspend flights and modify flight schedules to accommodate fluctuating travel demand and load factors. However, several major airlines and aircraft manufacturers have used this obstacle to actively contribute efforts to make air travel sustainable and combat climate change in an industry that is almost by definition bad for the climate. Many have done so through researching different biofuels to improve fuel…