Air Dolomiti, the Verona-based regional that is 100% owned by Lufthansa and mainly operates feeder flights from northern Italy to LH's hub in Munich, is planning to introduce larger aircraft with lower seat-mile costs. EN carried 3% fewer passengers year-over-year in the first half and CEO Michael Kraus said it is looking for cost savings, "especially when our yields are coming down." But he told ATWOnline that it is difficult to "reduce costs when you have already a very lean operation." ...

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