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Then & Now: Lufthansa Fleet 2005 vs 2015

The German airline Lufthansa ranks 2nd in largest fleet in Western Europe in 2015 and offers domestic and international destinations to 78 countries throughout Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. In the last decade, Lufthansa retired the Airbus A300B4-600, A300B4-600R and the Airbus A330-200 from its fleet. Its new aircraft purchases included adding the Airbus A380-800 and the Boeing 747-8.

Lufthansa’s fleet ranks as the second largest in Western Europe with 275 aircraft, as of July, and it should  reach 282 aircraft by the end of the year. The German airline offers domestic and international destinations to 78 countries throughout Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. In the last decade, Lufthansa retired the Airbus A300B4-600, A300 B4-600R and the Airbus A330-200 from its fleet. Its new aircraft purchases included the Airbus A380-800 and the Boeing 747-8. Although the airline only has added 41 aircraft to its fleet in the last 10 years (from 234 aircraft in 2005 to 275 aircraft in 2015) the types of aircraft have changed as seen in the infographic below. Lufthansa operates both Airbus and Boeing planes with a diverse fleet of 10 different types of aircraft including Boeing 737s and 747s and Airbus A320s and A321s, according to Aviation Week data. Slide over the graphic to see more fleet details.


Credit: Aviation Week

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