Fleet

Fleet is expanded and modernised

The Lufthansa Group fleet comprised 763 aircraft as of yearend 2018. The fleet expanded year-on-year by 35 aircraft. The additions to the fleet were 29 new aircraft (six Airbus A359s, six A320neos, two A320ceos, 13 Bombardier CS 300s and two Boeing 773s), eleven used aircraft and six leased aircraft. In 2018, eight aircraft were sold and leases were terminated for three aircraft. The average age of the aircraft in the fleet was 11.9 years (previous year: 11.4 years).

Group fleet – number of commercial aircraft

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 31.12.2018

Manufacturer/typeLHLXOSEWLCAGGroup fleet
Airbus A319305773 115
Airbus A32088282383 222
Airbus A32163965 83
Airbus A3301816 22 56
Airbus A340339 2 44
Airbus A35012    12
Airbus A38014    14
Boeing 74732    32
Boeing 767  6  6
Boeing 777 106 71)23
Boeing MD-11F    1212
Bombardier CRJ35    35
Bombardier C-Series 28   28
Bombardier Q-Series  1820 38
Embraer26 17  43
Total aircraft3511058320519763

1) Of which pro rata shares of two aircraft operated by AeroLogic.

Manufacturer/typeof which finance leaseof which operating leaseChange compared with 31.12.2017Additions 2019 to 2025Additional options
Airbus A3192613+1  
Airbus A320277+139217
Airbus A3212 +148 
Airbus A33088+42 
Airbus A340  -7  
Airbus A350  +61330
Airbus A380  -  
Boeing 747  -  
Boeing 767  -  
Boeing 7774 +53818
Boeing MD-11F  -  
Bombardier CRJ  -  
Bombardier C-Series  +13230
Bombardier Q-Series 20-  
Embraer  -  
Fokker F100  –1  
Total aircraft6748+3519595

At year-end 2018, there were 195 aircraft on the Lufthansa Group’s order list. In 2019, the Lufthansa Group is expecting to take delivery of up to 32 aircraft.

Fleet orders Lufthansa Group

 Deliveries
Long-haul fleet 
34 Boeing 777X2020 to 2025
2 Boeing 777– 300ER2019
2 Boeing 777F2019
13 Airbus A3502019 to 2023
2 Airbus A330-3002019
Short-haul fleet 
133 Airbus A320neo family2019 to 2025
7 Airbus A320ceo2019
2 Bombardier C Series2019