Lufthansa to ground entire Airbus A380 fleet

March 9, 2020
Lufthansa has reportedly only managed to notch a 35% load factor on the A380 due to the coronavirus outbreak, reports Jay Singh for

COLOGNE, Germany - Amid plunging demand due to the coronavirus outbreak, Lufthansa is taking some major steps with its A380 fleet. After previously considering grounding its entire A380 fleet, Lufthansa is now preparing to ground the type through May, reports Jay Singh for Continue reading original article.

The Intelligent Aerospace take:

March 9, 2020.-While many domestic and international carriers are allowing no-fee date changes for flights in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak world-wide, Lufthansa has parked its fleet of Airbus A380 super jumbos as they were filled only to approximately 35%. The German carrier has 14 A380s, each able to seat 509 passengers.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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