Etihad Regional will pull four routes and focus on contract flying, blaming stiff competition and slow regulatory clearances for its decision. Lugano-based Swiss regional carrier Darwin Airline, which is operating as Etihad Regional, will suspend its Lugano-Zurich, Zurich-Linz, Geneva-Toulouse and Geneva-Nice routes from the start of February. Darwin Airline CEO Maurizio Merlo acknowledged the routes were loss-making. However, he also accused Swiss International Air Lines and its parent ...

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