23-Aug-2011 10:09 AM

Lufthansa operating eight A380s; to receive two more in 2012

Lufthansa confirmed (22-Aug-2011) it will take delivery of two more A380s in 2012. The carrier already operates eight A380s on long-haul services from Frankfurt to Asia (Tokyo, Beijing), Africa (Johannesburg) and North America (New York, San Francisco, Miami). The carrier, which on 22-Aug-2011 named its recently delivered A380 'Wien', stated the latest type has already logged around 1,500 flying hours on about 330 flights since it went into service in May-2011. Together with the entire Lufthansa A380 fleet, 'Wien' is based at Frankfurt Airport. [more]

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