Austrian Airlines launched its first Embraer E195 scheduled flight on Jan. 4, 2016, on the Vienna-Stuttgart route. The Lufthansa subsidiary acquired 17 E195s from former Lufthansa CityLine for nearly $900 million at list prices. They will gradually replace the 21 Fokker aircraft currently used by Austrian Airlines. Embraer jets have an average age of four years, compared to the average age of about 21 years with Austrian’s Fokker 70/100 fleet. The 120-seat E195s use about 18% less ...

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