17-Mar-2011 9:26 AM

Lufthansa orders 30 A320neo aircraft and five B777Fs

Lufthansa board approved (16-Mar-2011) orders for 35 new aircraft: 30 A320neo family aircraft (25 A320neos and five A321neos) for its passenger business and five B777Fs for its logistics segment. Deliveries of the A320neos are due to commence in 2016. The B777Fs will join Lufthansa's fleet from 2013. The orders are valued at close to USD4 billion dollars and will be funded from the Lufthansa Group’s own assets or from external financial resources. [more]