In an effort to stem losses, Swiss has announced a package of emergency measures that will include substantial cuts in its fleet. Twenty aircraft are to be cut, including twelve SAAB 2000s, five ERJ 145s, two MD-83s, and one A321. Its fleet of nineteen Avro RJs (four RJ85s and fifteen RJ100s) is unaffected by the cuts. Swiss’ financial troubles may also lead it to delay taking deliveries of the Embraer 170s it has on order.
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