The Lufthansa airline group has agreed with Airbus to purchase ten new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft and another five A350-900 which will allow it to expand its order book to a total of 60 units. With this new order, the A350 family of aircraft reaches 925 confirmed orders from 54 customers around the world, making it one of the most successful widebody aircraft in aviation history.
In addition to agreeing to purchase these units, both parties have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen their cooperation in the field of sustainability and new technologies, which will make it possible to intensify the use of ecological fuels, explore the use of congenous hydrogen or the most effective flights.
The new generation of aircraft developed by the European manufacturer consumes less fuel and, therefore, generates less gas emissions into the atmosphere. They have a state-of-the-art wide cabin and substantially improve their comfort and amenities compared to their predecessors. Since acquiring the A300 model in the 1970s, Lufthansa has operated all Airbus product families, from the A220 to the A320 family, the A330, A340, A350 and the most recent A380.
Among the virtues offered by this model, the A350 is one of the most modern and efficient widebody aircraft in the world, leading the long-haul segment in a threshold of between 300 and 410 seats. Its design includes cutting-edge technologies and advanced aerodynamics with high levels of efficiency and comfort. Its state-of-the-art engines, together with the use of lightweight materials, will convince you in the most efficient large widebody aircraft. In addition, it is one of the quietest.
“We are honored that Lufthansa has expanded its A350 order book to 60 aircraft and joins the growing number of A350-1000 customers around the world. As pressure on economics and As sustainability becomes a measurable reality and as international flights recover, the enormous advantages that the A350 brings as the only one with a new design and, therefore, the most efficient solution also become more evident”, Christian Scherer has stated. , Chief Commercial Officer of Airbus and Director of Airbus International.