Lufthansa Group Orders Airbus A220 and Boeing 737MAX

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Lufthansa Group has announced an order for Airbus A220-300 and Boeing 737-8 aircraft.

For their short to medium-haul fleet, the group has ordered 40 Airbus A220-300s and 40 Boeing 737-8s, with a catalogue price of about 9 billion US dollars. There are also options for an additional 20 Airbus A220-300s, 40 Airbus A320 Family aircraft, and 60 Boeing 737-8s.

The Airbus A220-300 aircraft will have 148 seats and will be operated by Lufthansa Cityline based out of Frankfurt and Munich. Deliveries are scheduled between 2026 and 2031.

The Boeing 737-8 will be configured with 190 seats. The operating airline has not yet been determined. Deliveries for these aircraft are anticipated from the third quarter of 2027 until 2032. The introduction of the Boeing 737-8 will allow for increased flexibility in the procurement of aircraft for future short to medium haul routes.

With this, the Group’s order backlog totals 280 aircraft, with 71 aircraft from the Airbus A320 Family expected to be delivered in the coming years.

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