In a release issued today, Deutsche Lufthansa AG confirmed that its Supervisory Board has approved the placement of orders for 15 aircraft in the Bombardier CRJ900 family. Lufthansa also announced that the new aircraft will become part of the modern and efficient regional fleet that it deploys on its European routes and for feeder flights.
The placement of the order is subject to the negotiation and execution of a purchase agreement between Lufthansa and Bombardier.
Lufthansa and its regional partners have previously ordered a total of 94 Bombardier CRJ aircraft, including 62 50-seat CRJ100 and CRJ200, 20 70-seat CRJ700 and 12 90-seat CRJ900.
As of January 31, 2007, firm orders for the CRJ Series aircraft stood at 1,485 aircraft for customers around the world.
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