Lufthansa "will look seriously at the 747-8," Chairman and CEO Wolfgang Mayrhuber told ATWOnline Saturday at a Star Alliance meeting in Montreal, citing in particular the decision by Boeing to offer the GEnx as the engine for the new model. The 747-8 would fit in LH's fleet between the A340-600 already in service and the A380, which arrives in a few years. Mayrhuber explained that prior Boeing proposals to extend the life of the 747 would not have made the aircraft competitive. However, ...

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