Lufthansa subsidiary Austrian Airlines plans to launch its first Embraer E195 scheduled flight from Jan. 4, 2016, on the Vienna-Stuttgart route. Austrian acquired 17 former Lufthansa CityLine Embraer E195s at a list price of nearly $900 million to replace its aging Fokker 70/100 fleet. Lufthansa CityLine in turn will receive Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen jets from Eurowings, which is to become an all-Airbus A320 operator. “With the investment in the Embraer fleet, there are also 1.000 ...

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