Lufthansa makes a multi-billion dollar order to Airbus


Lufthansa announced Wednesday that they approved an order of 40 Airbus jets worth an estimated $4.3 billion. The massive order consist of the following:


  • Twenty A320-family jets
  • Three A330-300s for Lufthansa
  • Four A320-family
  • Five A330-300s for Swiss
  • Eight A319s for Germanwings


“Our decision to acquire additional Airbus aircraft
is testament not only to their advantageous operating costs,
reliability and performance, but also to our long-standing partnership
with Airbus,” said Nico Buchholz, Lufthansa executive vice president,
group fleet management. “These Airbus aircraft will provide
eco-efficiency, seamless comfort, passenger appeal and operational
synergies across the Lufthansa Group.”


The Lufthansa Group, Airbus’s biggest airline
customer, will have obtained a combined total of 410 Airbus aircraft with this order.


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