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Balance 2015 ENG - Fleet development

Currently, the Lufthansa Group’s fleet is undergoing a fundamental modernization. As of December 31, 2014, the aviation company had a total of 272 aircraft with a list-price value of 38 billion euros on its order list, all for delivery by 2025. In 2014 alone, the Group integrated into its fleet 23 new, highly efficient aircraft, including 11 long- haul aircraft. Also in 2014, orders were placed for 15 Airbus A320neo (new engine option) and ten Airbus A320ceo (current engine option) aircraft. The Lufthansa Group will take delivery of 17 new aircraft in 2015. The Group has ordered a total of 116 aircraft from the A320neo family and has chosen both the LEAP-1A engines manu- factured by CFM International and the PW1100Gs by Pratt & Whitney. Both types are highly efficient and set new standards concerning noise reduction by cutting in half the usual noise footprint an aircraft generates during takeoffs and landings. Furthermore, both engines types burn 15 percent less fuel than other types. Delivery of these Airbuses will start at the end of 2015. On December 31, 2014, the Lufthansa Group’s fleet comprised 615 aircraft with an average age of 11.5 years. Thus, the Com- pany operates one of the largest aircraft fleets worldwide. Here is an overview of the fleet development at the Group airlines: Lufthansa German Airlines During the reporting year, Lufthansa German Airlines took delivery of two Airbus A380s, six Boeing 747-8s and one Airbus A330. In addition, the last two of 14 Airbus A380 wide-body jets on order were delivered to the airline in early 2015. At the end of April 2015, the last Boeing 747-8 of 19 ordered aircraft was delivered. Fleet development 272 new aircraft by 2025 The fleet operated by the Lufthansa Group is by far the Company’s largest asset. Modern aircraft that are both economically and ecologically efficient are the basis for business success and secure the Group’s competitiveness in an extremely demanding market environment. The Boeing 747-8 is an entirely newly-developed aircraft that delivers palpable improvements in terms of ecological efficiency. For example, the aerody- namic properties of the wings have been significantly improved and the new wing tip design is now raked. The highly efficient GEnx-2B67 engines cut fuel burn and CO2 emissions per passenger by 15 percent. To mark its 60th anniversary, Lufthansa took delivery of one Boeing 747-8 painted in a 1970s retro livery. 28 // Sustainable Business Practice