Lufthansa Regional
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1996 as Team Lufthansa and 2003 as Lufthansa Regional
Operating basesVerona, Italy
Frequent-flyer programMiles & More
AllianceStar Alliance
Fleet size53
Parent companyLufthansa

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. The repainted aircraft no longer wear Lufthansa Regional titles.


A Lufthansa CityLine Bombardier CRJ900 operated as part of Lufthansa Regional in its current livery without "Regional" titles
An Air Dolomiti Embraer E195 operating for Lufthansa Regional in its own livery

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 are being removed from the fuselages of Lufthansa Regional aircraft and replaced by "Lufthansa" titles.

As of March 2020, one sole route remained as operated by Air Dolomiti under the Lufthansa brand while all other of their operations are codeshared using their own brand name.[2]

Lufthansa Regional before 2004

Main article: Team Lufthansa

Team Lufthansa was founded in 1996 by Lufthansa in the wake of the deregulation of the airline market as new competitors like Deutsche BA challenged established airlines.[3] Besides connecting point-to-point destinations, the alliance also provided Lufthansa flights on niche routes from Frankfurt and Munich. The founding members were later expanded by the accession of Rheintalflug, Air Littoral and Cirrus Airlines.[4][5]

The alliance ceased to exist in 2004, when Lufthansa reorganized its regional network as Lufthansa Regional.[6]

Member airlines

Current members

Lufthansa Regional flights are operated by two partner airlines based at Lufthansa's hub airports in Frankfurt and Munich.

Former members


See also: Team Lufthansa § Fleet

Current fleet

See also: Team Lufthansa § Fleet in 2003

As of December 2022, the combined fleet of both airlines operating for Lufthansa Regional consists of the following aircraft:[10][11]

Lufthansa Regional fleet
Airline IATA service ICAO code Callsign Aircraft In fleet Passengers
B E Total
Lufthansa CityLine CL CLH Hansaline Bombardier CRJ900 28 11 68 79
Embraer 190 8 8 92 100
Air Dolomiti EN DLA Dolomiti Embraer 195 17 8 104 112
Total 53

Historical fleet

See also: Team Lufthansa § Historical Fleet

Current members historical fleet

Air Dolomiti

Air Dolomiti ATR ATR-72-500; I-ADLS@FRA;16.07.2011 609gm (6190014063). Air Dolomiti ATR ATR-72-500; I-ADLS@FRA;16.07.2011/609gm
A former Air Dolomiti ATR 72 wearing Air Dolomiti livery

For all of the historical fleet of Air Dolomiti, see: Air Dolomiti § Historic fleet

Aircraft Number Introduced Retired Notes
ATR 42-300 16 2004 Feb 2011
ATR 72-500 13 May 2014 I-ADLT named; Otello
Bombardier CRJ-200 5 Oct 2005 All leased to Eurowings and reregistered
BAe 146-300 5 Apr 2005 Sep 2009 All named; Aida di Giuseppe Verdi, Nabucco di Giuseppe Verdi, Madame Butterfly di Giacomo Puccini, Rigoletto di Giuseppe Verdi, and La Traviata di Giuseppe Verdi
Embraer E190 1 Dec 2011 Oct 2012 The only Air Dolomiti Embraer E190 retired
Total 44 Total number of aircraft Air Dolomiti has historically operated

Lufthansa Cityline

For the other Lufthansa Cityline historical operations, see: Lufthansa CityLine § Historical fleet

A former Lufthansa Cityline Avro RJ85 (formerly the BAe 146-200) wearing another Lufthansa Regional livery
Aircraft Introduced Retired
Avro RJ85 2004 2012
Bombardier CRJ100 2010
Bombardier CRJ200
Bombardier CRJ700 2015
Embraer 195 2009 2021

Former members historical fleet

Augsburg Airways

Only showing aircraft that were in the fleet when it was a Lufthansa Regional Member. For all aircraft Augsburg Airways has ever operated, see: Augsburg Airways § Fleet

Augsburg Airways Dash 8-400 In Lufthansa Regional Livery
A former Augsburg Airways Dash 8-400 wearing Lufthansa Regional livery
Aircraft Subtypes Introduced Retired
Bombardier Dash 8 Dash 8-300 2004 2010
Dash 8-400 2013
Embraer E-Jet Embraer 190 2009
Embraer 195
This aircraft was delivered new to TAM Airlines of Brazil as PT-TME on 20.12.1995, she then saw service with Mandarin Airlines before joining Contact Air on 27.08.2009, when she landed at Strasbourg on 14.09.2009 her landing gear collapsed, thankfully nobody was injured, she re-entered service in November 2009, photograph taken at Manchester 17.12.10.
A former Contact Air Fokker 100 wearing Contact Air's Lufthansa Regional livery

Contact Air

Only showing aircraft that were in the fleet when it was a Lufthansa Regional Member. For the rest of them, see: Contact Air § Fleet

Aircraft Introduced Retired
ATR 42-500 2004 2010
ATR 72-212 2005
Fokker 100 2008 2012


Eurowings used to be a member of Lufthansa Regional. Now it is an airline of the Lufthansa Group. Only showing aircraft in the fleet when it was a member of Lufthansa Regional. To see the rest (when it was not a member of Lufthansa Regional), go to: Eurowings § Historical fleet and Eurowings § Current fleet

First flight: May 18, 1990...(c/n E3158) 14/02/1991 Air UK G-UKRC 30/01/1998 KLM uk G-UKRC 25/11/1999 Buzz G-UKRC 01/04/2003 Ryanair (Buzz) G-UKRC ceased operations 30/10/04 01/12/2005 Eurowings D-AEWN returned to lessor 08/2009 - stored as G-UKRC 10/2009
A former BAe 146-300 (futurely Avro RJ100) in Eurowings' Lufthansa Regional livery
Aircraft Total number Introduced Retired Notes
ATR 42 29 2004 2005
ATR 72 16 2006
British Aerospace BAe 146 18 2010
Bombardier CRJ200 6 2011
5 Transferred to Yamal Airlines
5 2005 Unknown Leased From Air Dolomiti
Bombardier CRJ700 2 2007 2011 Transferred to Lufthansa CityLine
Bombardier CRJ900 23 2009 2014
Total 123 Total number of planes on this list


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  2. ^ – Our flight destinations retrieved 29 March 2020
  3. ^ (German) 9 March 1997, retrieved 1 May 2021
  4. ^ (German) 14 November 1997, retrieved 1 May 2021
  5. ^ (German) 17 February 2000, retrieved 1 May 2021
  6. ^ "Lufthansa Regional replaces Team Lufthansa". 16 Oct 2003. Retrieved 15 Mar 2012.
  7. ^ – "Lufthansa shocks Augsburg" (German) 27 October 2012
  8. ^ – "Contact Air loses Lufthansa contract" (German) 29 November 2011
  9. ^ "Germanwings – Themen – Lufthansa Group". Archived from the original on 2013-05-27. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  10. ^ – Air Dolomiti retrieved 14 December 2022
  11. ^ – Lufthansa CityLine retrieved 14 December 2022