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A Lufthansa A350 taxis in Munich. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

Lufthansa Increases Widebody Orders

Lufthansa Group announced on Monday the expansion of its widebody orders with the acquisition of five additional Airbus A350-900s and other five Boeing B787-9s. This operation is part of the modernization process of the German carrier, which aims to reduce the average age of its long-haul fleet. The first 787-8s flying with the Lufthansa colors are expected to be delivered during the winter, while the new A350-900s will join the German fleet in 2027 and 2028. These aircraft will replace…

Emirates Expects Further Delay in 777X, Looks to Swap With…

Emirates, Boeing's biggest 777X customer with 115 firm orders, expects another delay with deliveries due to the ongoing novel Coronavirus pandemic. The airline no longer expects to receive its first 777X next year, Emirates chief operating officer (COO) Adel Al Redha told Bloomberg on Thursday. After there had previously been…

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…