Lufthansa plans to exchange 45 of its 109 regional aircraft in the coming years, Passenger Airlines CEO Christoph Franz said in the staff magazine Lufthanseat. An LH spokesperson confirmed to ATWOnline that 50- and 70-seat aircraft like the CRJ200s and ATRs operated by Eurowings and CityLine will be replaced by 118-seat E-190s. "The smaller aircraft are not economical enough anymore compared to more modern aircraft in the 70/90-seat segment," the spokesperson said. "We can also reduce unit ...

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