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…

Philippine Airlines Continues A340 Fleet Replacement with Second A350 Delivery

A second A350-900 for Philippine Airlines (PAL) will land in Manila on Wednesday, less than one month after the airline took delivery of its first of the aircraft type on July 17. With three more A350s still on order, this aircraft will serve as a replacement for the airline’s aging…