Lufthansa A250-900 D-AIXP preparing to depart from Hamburg (Image: Lufthansa)

Lufthansa carries out its longest-ever flight

German flag carrier Lufthansa (LH/DLH) has carried out its longest-ever direct flight with a non-stop service from Hamburg to the British Falkland Islands. The flight LH2574 left Hamburg at 21:23 yesterday and arrived into Mount Pleasant this morning at 09:01 giving it an actual flight time of 15 hours and [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800 (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Ryanair lost almost £270m in last quarter

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has reported loses of €306 (£269) million for the third quarter of its current financial year as traffic for the period dropped 78%. The figures show that while the load factor remained relatively high at 70%, the airline carried just 8.1m passengers in the period [read more]