(MENAFN) Germany's flag carrier Lufthansa, which operates a record number of 24 flights a week on Saudi-German sector, plans a fleet expansion project worth USD50 billion, according to Arab News.
Through the expansion project, Lufthansa will be able to acquire 295 latest-version of airplanes, including ultramodern Boeing 777-9x and new airbus A350-900 in a staggered schedule until 2025.
The announcement was revealed in a ceremony organized by Lufthansa with Air #Canada
and United, a major American airline, to award major travel agents.
Harald Hahn, Lufthansa's director for Saudi Arabia, #Bahrain
and Yemen, said: Lufthansa is operating its largest ever schedule from the Kingdom providing first choice travel flexibility to customers flying to Frankfurt or Munich and beyond."
He added: "We are carefully watching the development in every region of #SaudiArabia
with regards to the air traffic and as soon as we see the need to expand our network to Saudi Arabia, we will certainly do it again.