Lufthansa has taken delivery of its 100th
Airbus A320 Family aircraft. The aircraft, an A320, was handed
over to Lufthansa on Wednesday evening.
Nico Buchholz, Lufthansa’s Head of Corporate
Fleet Management said, “The acquisition and delivery of the 100th
A320 Family aircraft is another milestone in our partnership with
Airbus. We are continuing to benefit from the reliability,
economic and ecological efficiency, as well as the passenger
appeal of the A320 Family.”
Airbus Chief Operating Officer
- Customers, John Leahy added, “The delivery of Lufthansa’s
100th A320 Family aircraft not only speaks for the tremendous
success of the A320 programme, but also for our strong
relationship with Lufthansa, one of the world’s largest Airbus
Lufthansa is one of the longest
standing and largest Airbus operators worldwide. Currently the
airline operates more than 170 Airbus aircraft, including aircraft
from the A340, A330 and A320 Families. To date, Lufthansa has on
order 58 Airbus aircraft.
The A320 Family includes the
A318, A319, A320 and A321. More than 6,400 Airbus A320
Family aircraft have so far been sold to more than 300
customers and operators worldwide.
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