Lufthansa signs massive Jetspares contract

Lufthansa has signed the largest ever Jetspares support contract, a US$30 million deal covering the 18 Avro RJ85s of CityLine, the 14 BAe 146-200/300s of Eurowings, and the 5 BAe 146-300s of Air Dolomiti. JetSpares is an individually customised support program under which BAE Systems provides spares inventory, logistics, and […]

EU investigates Lufthansa takeover of Eurowings

The European Commission is investigating possible anti-competitive effects of Lufthansa‘s takeover of majority control of Eurowings. Lufthansa, which already owned 49% of Eurowings, recently agreed with majority shareholder Albrecht Knauff in November agreed to take over the majority of voting rights in the regional airline. Recent news items on Eurowings:

Lufthansa Regional boosts BAe 146 fleet

BAE Systems has signed several major leases with airlines of the Lufthansa Regional group. Under the agreements, Eurowings will receive six additional BAe 146-300s, and Air Dolomiti will receive five BAe 146-300s. Both airlines are wholly-owned by Lufthansa. Eurowings, who already operates four BAe 146-200s and four 146-300s, is scheduled […]