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Lufthansa Airbus A350 flies

The first Airbus A350 XWB destined for Lufthansa has completed its maiden flight. The Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 took off on its first flight from Toulouse. An international Airbus crew tested the on-board systems and the behavior of the aircraft during all flight stages. The A350 will be delivered to Lufthansa within three weeks, on 19 […]

First Airbus A350 delivery to Lufthansa on 19 December

Lufthansa will receive its first Airbus A350-900 on 19 December 2016. After the official delivery, the aircraft will be flown to Munich during the week leading up to Christmas. Lufthansa Technik in Munich will then install the cabin interior, including a new premium economy class, as well as other features. The aircraft will be ready […]

Boeing 737 leaves Lufthansa

(updated) Today, 29 October 2016, the Boeing 737 makes its final flights in Lufthansa service. The last three Boeing 737-300 flights arrived at Frankfurt this evening, from Geneva, Stuttgart and Nuremberg, and parked next to each other. Almost fifty years ago, on 27 December 1967, as launch customer, Lufthansa received the first two of 22 […]

Lufthansa receives first A320neo

Airbus has delivered the first production A320neo to Lufthansa. The aircraft was handed over at Hamburg-Finkenwerder on 20 January 2016. The German airline will initially fly the aircraft from its homebase Frankfurt to Hamburg and Munich. The first commercial flight is planned for 24 January to Hamburg. The A320neo is fitted with two Pratt & […]

Lufthansa needs 3.84 litres per passenger per 100 kilometres

How much kerosene does it take to fly you to your destination? When you fly Lufthansa, than that will be 3.84 litres per passenger per 100 kilometres on average. On average, yes, because it makes a big difference whether you fly short-haul or long-haul. Over long distances, Lufthansa needs only 3.45 litres to fly a […]

Lufthansa silences A320 and MD-11

Lufthansa Technik is busy to equip the Lufthansa Airbus A320 Family fleet with sound-reducing vortex generators. The 100th aircraft will be modified within the next few weeks. The project has been set up by the Lufthansa Group and the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR), by the research group ‘Quieter Transport’ […]

Lufthansa offers intensive care unit in whole long range fleet

Lufthansa Technik has further developed its Patient Transport Compartment (PTC) to make it available on Boeing 747-8 and Airbus A380 flights from Lufthansa’s hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. What Lufthansa names its ‘globally unique flying intensive care unit’ will be available now on all planes in the Lufthansa long-haul fleet. The patient compartment was developed […]

A310 as new Zero-G aircraft

Lufthansa Technik has delivered back an Airbus A310 as the new Zero-G aircraft to its French owner Novespace, following extensive modifications. The former German government aircraft 10+21 "Konrad Adenauer" (now F-WNOV) will operate in the future as a parabolic aircraft. The aircraft replaces an Airbus A300 which was in use as Zero-G aircraft before. Some […]

Lufthansa to order three extra Boeing 777-300ERs for Swiss

Lufthansa is planning an order for three additional Boeing 777-300ER aircraft for its subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines (Swiss). The order hasn’t been signed yet. The commitment follows Swiss’ previous order for six 777-300ERs in 2013. Lufthansa also ordered six used Airbus A320 aircraft for Eurowings. Sixteen Embraer E-Jets will be shifted from Lufthansa CityLine […]