FRANKFURT—Airbus delivered its first A320neo to launch operator Lufthansa, starting what will be a steep ramp-up in production of its new narrowbody model. Lufthansa accepted the aircraft approximately four weeks later than planned as a result of what all parties have described as documentation issues. The aircraft will start revenue services on Jan. 24, initially on the Frankfurt-Hamburg route, a route on which Lufthansa has a strong bench of support staff at both ends. The airline ...

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