Lufthansa Group to receive a new aircraft every two weeks over the next ten years

Düsseldorf, Germany - Every two weeks, the Lufthansa Group will take delivery of a new aircraft on average for the next ten years.

The announcement came from the Group CEO Carsten Spohr during the christening ceremony of the Lufthansa's first A321neo aircraft in Düsseldorf.

Carsten also said the Group will continue to invest in the Group fleets to replace older planes with new and fuel-efficient jets.

The German aviation group, which includes Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, and SWISS has an outstanding order book that consists of more than 220 aircraft, including Airbus A320neo family jets, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner family jets, the Airbus A350XWB and the Boeing's upcoming 777-9.

Lufthansa christened the first of 40 A321neos on order with registration D-AIEA after the city of Aachen.

Thanks to its new generation engines and improved winglets, the Airbus A321neo consumes less fuel and than the previous generation A321.