The Lufthansa Group has completed an order for
four more Boeing 777 airplanes, valued at $1.4 billion at list
The order provides two more Boeing
777-300ER airplanes for Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS), and two more
B777 Freighters for Lufthansa Cargo, one of the world's leading
air freight carriers that serves nearly 300 destinations globally.
"The order for the new long-haul aircraft
highlights the strategy of Lufthansa Group to predominantly
allocate the growth within its multi-hub system where cost and
quality offer the best conditions for profitable investments,"
said the Lufthansa Group in a company statement.
The 777-300ER can seat up to 386 passengers in a
three-class configuration and has a maximum range of 7,930
nautical miles (14,685 km).
The 777 Freighter can fly 4,900
nautical miles (9,070 kilometers) with a payload of 102 metric tonnes (102,000 kg).