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A Lufthansa A340-600 in Munich (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Lufthansa Evaluates New Long-Haul Aircraft to Renew Aging Airbus Fleet

German flag carrier Lufthansa is in the process of evaluating different long-haul widebody aircraft to be the successor of its A330 and A340 fleet.¬†According to Bloomberg, the airline has requested proposals from both Airbus and Boeing on a potential deal that is said to involve the purchase of 20 aircraft at a speculated value of $5 billion. Sources close to the airline have revealed the carrier is eyeing two well-known potential candidates: the Boeing 787 or more A350s, the latter…