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Lufthansa Regional

Lufthansa Regional is an operational entity for regional and feeder flights performed by two regional airlines owned by Lufthansa within its route network.[1] As part of Lufthansa's rebranding, the Lufthansa Regional brand name has gradually been removed from the public eye since early 2018.

Lufthansa Regional
Lufthansa Logo 2018.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
- - -
Hubs
Frequent-flyer programMiles & More
AllianceStar Alliance
Fleet size61
Destinationssee List of Air Dolomiti destinations
and List of Lufthansa CityLine destinations
Parent companyLufthansa
Websitelufthansagroup.com

OverviewEdit

Lufthansa Regional was founded as the successor of similar Team Lufthansa, which consisted of predominantly independent airlines contracted by Lufthansa. As of January 2018, Lufthansa Regional consists of two members, Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa CityLine, which are both fully owned by Lufthansa.[1] They are based at Lufthansa's hubs at Frankfurt Airport and Munich Airport and carry 10.5 million passengers a year mostly to minor domestic and European destinations.

As part of Lufthansa's new corporate design introduced in early 2018, Lufthansa Regional aircraft operated by Lufthansa CityLine are also receiving the new livery, with the Lufthansa Regional titles being removed from the fuselage and replaced by Lufthansa.

Member airlinesEdit

Current membersEdit

Lufthansa Regional flights are operated by two partner airlines based at Lufthansa's hub airports:

Former membersEdit

  • Augsburg Airways (ceased operations by October 2013 as the contract with Lufthansa wasn't renewed)[2]

FleetEdit

 
Lufthansa CityLine Embraer E190 operating for Lufthansa Regional in a livery similar to Lufthansa's former colors
 
Air Dolomiti Embraer E195 operating for Lufthansa Regional in its own livery

As of January 2018, the combined fleet of both airlines operating for Lufthansa Regional consists of the following aircraft:[5][6]

Lufthansa Regional fleet
Airline IATA Service ICAO Code Callsign Aircraft In fleet Passengers
B E Total
Lufthansa CityLine CL CLH Hansaline Bombardier CRJ-900 35 11 68 79
Embraer E190 9 8 92 100
Embraer E195 6 8 104 112
Air Dolomiti EN DLA Dolomiti Embraer E195 11 8 104 112
Total 61

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b lufthansagroup.com - Lufthansa Regional retrieved 31 January 2018
  2. ^ aero.de - "Lufthansa shocks Augsburg" (German) 27 October 2012
  3. ^ airliners.de - "Contact Air loses Lufthansa contract" (German) 29 November 2011
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-27. Retrieved 2013-07-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ planespotters.net - Air Dolomiti retrieved 31 January 2018
  6. ^ planespotters.net - Lufthansa CityLine retrieved 31 January 2018

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