Lufthansa orders seven long-range Airbus

20th December 2004, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, Dec 20 (AFP) - European aircraft maker Airbus said Monday it had received an order from German airline Lufthansa for seven A340-600 long-range airplanes.

PARIS, Dec 20 (AFP) - European aircraft maker Airbus said Monday it had received an order from German airline Lufthansa for seven A340-600 long-range airplanes.

The financial details about the deal were not disclosed.

"The aircraft will expand the airline's capacity on long-range routes between Lufthansa's hubs in Frankfurt and Munich, and destinations in Asia and the Americas, meeting the increasing demand for the next few years," Airbus said, confirming an earlier announcement of the order by Lufthansa.

Lufthansa already has 10 A340-600s in its fleet. The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in 2006 and 2007.

© AFP

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