Lufthansa yesterday took delivery of its first A380-800 in a ceremony at Airbus's Hamburg facility. The Trent 900-powered aircraft is the first of 15 A380s that LH has on order. It expects to receive three more this year and four in 2011. Chairman and CEO Wolfgang Mayrhuber told ATWOnline that the carrier will "hopefully yes" order more A380s, for which it has 10 options. He said the order for 15 was a "first step." LH's first A380 arrived 2.5 years later ...

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