Lufthansa has placed a firm order for 30 Airbus
A320neo Family aircraft.
The order comprises 25 A320neo and 5
A321neo aircraft. These aircraft will be powered by new-generation
Pratt & Whitney PW1100G turbofan engines.
A320neo Family incorporates
Sharklet wing tip
devices, which together with the new more efficient engines, will
deliver up to 15% in fuel savings. This will represent some
3,600 tonnes less CO2 per aircraft, per year.
In addition, the
A320neo will provide a double-digit reduction in NOx emissions and
reduced engine noise, thus being a better neighbour at any airport
where Lufthansa is operating the aircraft.
Today the Lufthansa Group is Airbusí biggest
operator worldwide with more than 360 Airbus aircraft currently in
service. These include: 254 A320 Family; 38 A330s; 65 A340s; and
eight A380s. With this latest order for 30 aircraft, the Lufthansa
Group has an order backlog which includes 85 A320 Family aircraft,
eight A330s, and seven
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