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Lufthansa to drop service to Abu Dhabi next summer

Lufthansa (Frankfurt) has announced it will drop its daily route from Frankfurt to Abu Dhabi, the home of Etihad Airways. The route will be dropped on March 29, 2015. The German airline has been getting increased price competition from Etihad and its partner Airberlin (Berlin) on the route.

The route is operated with Airbus A330-300s.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A330-343 D-AIKJ (msn 701) arrives at Washington’s Dulles International Airport.

Lufthansa Aircraft Slide Show: AG Slide Show

 

 

Lufthansa selects a new CEO, orders more aircraft for the group

Lufthansa (Frankfurt) has selected a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and ordered a new round of aircraft. The group has ordered 20 Airbus A320 family aircraft and three A330-300s for Lufthansa, four A320 family aircraft and five A330-300s for Swiss International Air Lines and eight A319-100s for low-cost Germanwings. Eight Embraer ERJ 195 aircraft were also ordered for Lufthansa Regional.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough. LH will now operate 13 Airbus A330-300s. A330-343X D-AIKJ (msn 701) prepares to land at Dulles International Airport in Virginia, near Washington.

Lufthansa retires its last Airbus A300

 

Sister ship A300B4-605R D-AIAZ (msn 701) is pictured at Nuremberg before it was retired.  Copyright Photo: Gunter Mayer.

Sister ship A300B4-605R D-AIAZ (msn 701) is pictured at Nuremberg before it was retired. Copyright Photo: Gunter Mayer.

Lufthansa (Frankfurt) on July 1 operated its last Airbus A300 flight. A300B4-603 D-AIAM (msn 408) had the honor of operating the last revenue flight (LH 3853) from Rome (FCO) to Frankfurt.

 

YouTube video of the historic flight back at FRA:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRuC0g7stv4