Business News: Lufthansa Group to Buy 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliner Jets
Largest airline group in Europe becomes the newest Dreamliner customer
FRANKFURT (STL.News) – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Lufthansa Group today completed an order for 20 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes. With the deal, valued at up to $5.8 billion per list prices, the largest airline group in Europe becomes the latest customer for the fastest-selling widebody airplane of all time.
Lufthansa Group has been strategically expanding and modernizing its world-class fleet in recent years. By introducing the super-efficient and long-range 787 family, the airline group will be able to fly farther and reduce fuel costs and emissions by more than 20 percent compared to previous-generation jets.