Lufthansa receives its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Lufthansa Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft
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German carrier Lufthansa has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.

Today’s delivery to the Lufthansa Group is a significant milestone for both companies as we resume European 787 deliveries and Lufthansa receives its first 787.Stan Deal, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes

The new aircraft, registered as D-ABPA, arrived in Frankfurt on Tuesday at around 10:30 local time.

The Lufthansa Group currently has 32 firm orders for the Boeing 787 jet and 20 orders for the 777-9 passenger airplane. Most recently, the company also placed a firm order for seven of the new 777-8 freighter aircraft.