Swiss International Air Lines (LX) is deciding how best to replace its fleet of 15 Airbus A340-300s. LX CEO Harry Hohmeister told ATW the replacement decision depends on “the economical development in our industry and when we can make real money again.” Since it is such a large investment, “the price of the new aircraft will be an essential element of these talks. If we go for Boeing 777s or an aircraft from Toulouse [Airbus], this is part of ongoing negotiations. The ...

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