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New era in commercial aviation the A320Neo

The Lufthansa Group, Airbus’ largest airline customer and operator, marks a major step in aviation history today by taking delivery of the first A320neo, the world’s best-selling and most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft. Equipped with all new technology Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engines, the A320neo sets a new, even higher standard in…

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Boeing Delivers 75th 747 to Lufthansa

Courtesy Boeing SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Lufthansa celebrated the delivery of the German airline’s 75th 747 on Wednesday. “Lufthansa is proud to share this milestone with Boeing,” said Nico Buchholz, executive vice president, Lufthansa Group Fleet Management. “The 747 is an amazing airplane and will continue to delight our passengers for many…

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Emirates, Etihad Airways, Lufthansa and Qatar Airways commit to 777X

Courtesy Boeing DUBAI, United Arab Emirates /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] launched the 777X program at the 2013 Dubai Airshow with a record-breaking number of customer orders and commitments for the newest member of its twin-aisle product family. Agreements for 259 airplanes from four customers across Europe and the Middle East provide a strong foundation to…

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Lufthansa selects the Boeing 777X for future

SEATTLE/PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] welcomes Lufthansa’s selection of the 777-9X for its future long-haul fleet. The launch of the 777X family is targeted for later this year and entry into service around the end of the decade. Advanced technology including a new composite wing, all-new engines and superior aerodynamics will result in the incredible fuel…

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Lufthansa commits to up to 55 A350s

Courtesy Airbus The Supervisory board of Lufthansa, Airbus’ biggest airline customer and operator, has decided to expand and modernize its long-haul fleet with a commitment for up to 55 A350-900 aircraft (25 firm and 30 options). Lufthansa also has the flexibility to convert some of the order to the larger A350-1000. This landmark A350 order…

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Lufthansa firms up order for 100 A320 aircraft

Courtesy Airbus The Lufthansa Group has firmed up a previous Supervisory Board decision from March this year and signed for 100 A320 Family aircraft (35 A320neo, 35 A321neo and 30 A320ceo with Sharklets) at the Paris International Airshow in Le Bourget, France. The Lufthansa Group has been operating the A320 Family since October 1989. They…

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Delivery of 50th Boring 747-8

Courtesy Boeing EVERETT, Wash., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) celebrated the 50th delivery of a 747-8 today. Deutsche Lufthansa AG, the launch customer of the passenger version, took delivery of the milestone aircraft almost one year after the first revenue flight of the 747-8 Intercontinental. It is the airline’s seventh 747-8 and…

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Lufthansa Places Major Airbus Order

Courtesy Airbus The Lufthansa’s Supervisory Board has approved the acquisition of 100 A320 Family aircraft (35 A320neo, 35 A321neo and 30 A320ceo with Sharklets) and two A380s worth approximately US$ 11.2 billion at list prices. The engine choices will be announced by the airline at a later date. This latest acquisition reconfirms the Lufthansa Group…

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Lufthansa Airbus A320 equipped with Sharklets

Courtesy Airbus Lufthansa has taken delivery of its first A320 equipped with Sharklets at the Airbus site in Hamburg, Germany. Lufthansa is becoming the first carrier in Europe to take benefit of the new fuel-saving wing-tip devices. The airline will receive 21 more A320 Family aircraft equipped with Sharklets until 2015. Sharklets are made from…

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Lufthansa Receives The First Boeing 747-8

Courtesy Boeing EVERETT, Wash., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the first 747-8 Intercontinental passenger airliner to Deutsche Lufthansa AG, beginning a new era for the world’s most recognized airplane, and beginning a new era of increased efficiency, stronger environmental performance and greater enjoyment for Lufthansa and its passengers. Lufthansa employees…

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