Lufthansa Group has confirmed it is going to proceed its fleet modernisation with a brand new order for 5 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing.
The incremental order additional helps efforts to cut back complexity in its long-haul fleet and enhance general environmental efficiency by introducing extra fuel-efficient widebody jets.
“We’re more than happy that 5 extra Boeing 787-9s will speed up the modernization of our long-haul fleet.
“With these ultra-modern, fuel-efficient plane, we ship a robust sign for environmental accountability throughout the Lufthansa Group.
“Moreover we are going to cut back our working prices and supply our visitors a state-of-the-art journey expertise,” mentioned Detlef Kayser, Lufthansa chief operations officer.
The Lufthansa Group positioned its preliminary order for 20 787-9s in 2019.
The brand new buy settlement takes the order e-book to 25 787-9s.
“The Lufthansa Group has been navigating a particularly difficult market and positioning itself for the restoration forward and the eventual return to development.
“We’re honoured that they’ve as soon as once more chosen Boeing’s widebody airplane household to energy their future fleet,” mentioned Ihssane Mounir, Boeing senior vice chairman of economic gross sales and advertising.
“The 787’s superior gas effectivity and vary present the Lufthansa Group the pliability to profitably function the airplane throughout its route community.”
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