Lufthansa to Order 7 New Airbus Aircraft

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Friday, 30 September 2011

Lufthansas Supervisory Board has approved the purchase of two A380s, four A320s and one A330-300.

Today the Lufthansa Group is the biggest Airbus operator worldwide with more than 368 Airbus aircraft currently in service. These include: 258 A320 Family; 37 A330s; 65 A340s; and eight A380s.

With this latest order for seven aircraft, the Lufthansa Group has an order backlog which includes 85 A320 Family aircraft, 9 A330s, and 9 A380s.

Nico Buchholz, Executive Vice President Lufthansa Group Fleet Management said, "I am delighted that this additional order will enable us to secure the development of our short, medium and long-haul fleets. It is the next logical step in our strategy of ongoing fleet modernisation with regard to fuel efficiency, operating costs, noise and emissions."

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