Lufthansa is emerging as a possible launch customer for Boeing's proposed 777X. The airline is including the aircraft in its long-haul fleet evaluation to be decided later this year. It is looking at the Airbus A350-900/1000, more Boeing 747-8s and the 777X, company sources say. Lufthansa added two Airbus A380s to its orderbook and opted for the A320/321NEO as the future backbone of its short-haul fleet. The carrier is taking 70 A320/321NEOs (new engine option) and 30 A320 family aircraft. ...

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