Lufthansa to buy Airbus jets worth 4.3 billion dollars: Airbus
German airline Lufthansa has approved the purchase of 40 Airbus aircraft worth around 4.3 billion dollars (3.2 billion euros), the European aerospace giant said in a statement on Wednesday.
"Lufthansa's supervisory board has approved the acquisition of 40 Airbus aircraft worth approximately 4.3 billion dollars," it said.
The planes are to be used by Lufthansa -- Germany's biggest airline -- as well as its SWISS and Germanwings subsidiaries.
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