January 27, 1994 marked the day that the first Airbus A321 joined Lufthansa’s fleet.  Nicknamed ‘ Finkenwerder’, D-AIRA has been in service ever since and was the first of 63 A321s that would join the fleet over the last 21 years.

The initial order of 20 A321s was delivered between 1994 and 1998 with the last of the batch, D-AIRY, being in delivered on November 4, 1998.  Since then, 43 additional A321s have joined the fleet and are all currently in service.

 

D-AIRA still in action 21 years after entering service......

D-AIRA still in action 21 years after entering service……