(10 May 2022, 11:36 +07)
 
Lufthansa has ordered seven Boeing 777-8
Freighters and two 777 Freighters, the latter of which is able to
present additional cargo capability within the near-term till supply
of the group’s first 777-8F.

In addition, Lufthansa continues to
speed up the modernization of its long-haul passenger fleet with
a brand new buy of seven 787-9s.

The order for extra 787s brings the group’s whole order guide for the 787 Dreamliner to 32
agency orders.

Lufthansa is also a launch buyer for the 777X
passenger airplane, with 20 agency orders.

Lufthansa is the first European customer of the Boeing 777-8 Freighter. Click to enlarge.

Lufthansa is the primary European buyer of the Boeing 777-8 Freighter

“The steady modernization of Lufthansa Group’s
long-haul fleet is considered one of our prime priorities,” stated Dr. Detlef Kayser, Member of the Executive Board
of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. “Therefore, we’re more than happy to
additional make investments into the latest era of Boeing plane. The
buy will complement our current orders and additional scale back
our working prices, improve gas effectivity and present
state-of-the-art buyer experiences. Moreover, the acquisition
highlights our dedication in the direction of enhancing sustainable aviation.”

Boeing launched the brand new 777-8 Freighter in January
and has already obtained 34 agency orders for the mannequin.

The 777-8 Freighter presents almost equivalent payload and vary capabilities
to the 777F, however has 30% higher gas
effectivity and emissions, 25% higher working prices per tonne,
and an airport-noise footprint that’s 60% smaller than the
earlier era of freighters.

The 2021 Boeing Commercial Market Outlook forecast
a 70% improve within the world freighter fleet by 2040, together with
roughly 450 new giant widebody freighters corresponding to the brand new
777-8 Freighter and 777 Freighter.

First supply of the 777-8
freighter is anticipated in 2027.

“With the collection of our latest freighter,
Lufthansa continues its lengthy historical past of firsts with Boeing
airplane applications, changing into the primary European buyer for the
777-8 Freighter,” stated Ihssane Mounir, Boeing senior vice
president of Commercial Sales and Marketing. “With the funding
within the 777 and 787 fleet, the Lufthansa Group will function the
most superior, fuel-efficient twin-engine airplanes within the
trade. Each of those airplanes reduces emissions by 15 to 25%
in comparison with earlier fashions with a noise footprint as much as 50%
smaller than their predecessors, serving to to advance the Lufthansa
Group’s sustainability targets.”


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