Lufthansa Adds A320neo to Fleet

A320NEO

Lufthansa, along with Airbus and the Pratt & Whitney engine manufacturer, have announced the delivery of the world’s first Airbus A320neo. Two of the new aircraft model were presented to the public during a recent event. The fist A320neo, with registration D-AINA, has already flown scheduled service since January. The second aircraft is expected to join the fleet soon.

The new plane uses less fuel and runs with slightly quieter engines.

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The Lufthansa Group has ordered a total of 116 A320neos and A321neos, to be delivered in the coming years. And 60 aircraft will be delivered with the new PW1100G-JM engine from Pratt & Whitney. The A320neo is at least 15 percent more fuel efficient then the pervious A320 model. 

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