Verona-based Air Dolomiti, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa and a member of Lufthansa Regional, will take delivery of five ex-Aer Lingus 100-seat BAE 146-300s this month and also is looking at other aircraft. "The 146s are 12 years old on average. Capital costs on these aircraft have been very low, but [the 146] is not the cheapest on operational costs," President and CEO Michael Krauss told ATWOnline, adding that today's extremely high fuel costs also work against operating the ...

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