Lufthansa's Supervisory Board yesterday gave approval for the airline to order 35 Airbus aircraft valued at more than $3 billion, including five new A330s that will "compensate for the delayed entry into service of the A380," the German carrier said in a statement. Lufthansa has firm orders for 15 A380s. It did not specify whether it will order the A330-200 or the larger dash 300. It currently operates 10 A330-300s, according to the Ascend CASE database. The additional A330s "will underpin ...

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