Lufthansa subsidiary Austrian Airlines is preparing to receive the first of 17 modified Embraer E-195s. The first 120-seat jet will be used on training purposes initially before transitioning to revenue service. The first commercial flight is scheduled for January 2016. A second aircraft is expected to join the fleet in September. Austrian acquired 17 former Lufthansa CityLine Embraer E-195s at a list price of nearly $900 million to replace its aging Fokker 70/100 fleet. Lufthansa ...

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