Continuous modernisation of the fleet

At the end of 2019, the Lufthansa Group fleet comprised 763 aircraft. There was no change in the number of aircraft compared with the previous year.

The fleet received 27 new aircraft (four Boeing 777Fs, two B777-300s, three Airbus A350-900s, five A321neos, five A320neos, seven A320ceos and one A220-100) and four used aircraft (two A330-300s and two A320ceos). At the same time, 19 aircraft were sold in 2019 and the leases for twelve aircraft terminated.

The average age of the aircraft in the fleet was 12.1 years (previous year: 11.9 years).

Group fleet – number of commercial aircraft and fleet orders

Lufthansa German Airlines including regional airlines (LH), SWISS including Edelweiss (LX), Austrian Airlines (OS), Eurowings (EW) including Brussels Airlines and Germanwings and Lufthansa Cargo (LCAG) as of 31 Dec 2019

Manufacturer/typeLHLXOSEWLCAGGroup fleet
Airbus A220 29   29
Airbus A319303773 113
Airbus A32095292576 225
Airbus A32168965 88
Airbus A3301516 221) 53
Airbus A340349   43
Airbus A35015    15
Airbus A38014    14
Boeing 74732    32
Boeing 767  6  6
Boeing 777 126  18
Boeing 777F    112)11
Boeing MD-11F    88
Bombardier CRJ35    35
Bombardier Q-Series  15153) 30
Embraer26 17  43
Total aircraft3641078219119763

1) Operated by Brussels Airlines and SunExpress.
2) Partly operated by AeroLogic, of which two aircraft attributed pro rata.
3) Operated by Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter.

Manufacturer/typeof which leaseChange compared with 31.12.2018
Airbus A220 +1
Airbus A31937-2
Airbus A32035+3
Airbus A3212+5
Airbus A33011-3
Airbus A340 -1
Airbus A350 +3
Airbus A380 -
Boeing 747 -
Boeing 767 -
Boeing 7772+2
Boeing 777F4+4
Boeing MD-11F -4
Bombardier CRJ -
Bombardier Q-Series15-8
Embraer -
Total aircraft1060

At year-end 2019, there were 198 aircraft on the Lufthansa Group’s order list. Of these, six aircraft were delivered and two orders cancelled up to the beginning of March 2020. There are also options to buy a further 102 aircraft. In the financial year 2020, the Lufthansa Group is again expecting to take delivery of up to 32 aircraft.

Fleet orders Lufthansa Group

 Fixed ordersDeliveriesAdditional options
Long-haul fleet   
Airbus A350302020 to 202710
Boeing 787202022 to 202520
Boeing 777202020 to 202524
Boeing 777F220201
Short-haul fleet   
Airbus A2201202030
Airbus A320822020 to 2025171)
Airbus A321432020 to 2025 
Total aircraft1982020 to 2027102

1) Airbus A320 family