FRANKFURT—Lufthansa would have “ordered less aircraft” from Airbus if the manufacturer had not agreed to take back six Airbus A380s, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said Mar. 14. The airline placed an order Mar. 13 for 20 Boeing 787-9s and 20 more A350-900s to accelerate the renewal of its widebody fleet. As part of the process it decided to reduce the number of A380s drastically from the current 14 to just eight in 2023. Spohr indicated that Airbus was prepared to pay ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Lufthansa Details Fleet Renewal, Network Readjustment".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.