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Lufthansa Takes Delivery of its 100th Airbus A320 Family Aircraft

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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, Lufthansas 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 Lufthansas 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 worlds largest Airbus operators.

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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