While Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet planes are being grounded by airlines and governments all across the globe following the Ethiopian Airlines air crash tragedy, Lufthansa has placed a massive purchase order with Boeing, possibly providing some relief to aircraft manufacturer amid the crisis. Lufthansa will buy 20 Boeing 787-9 aircraft, which along with 20 Airbus A350-900 planes will replace the airline’s four-engine aircraft, the company said in a statement.
Slated for late 2022 and 2027 delivery, both Airbus and Boeing aircraft have a list-price investment volume of 12 billion USD. However, the company didn’t disclose the actual deal price. Read More